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Brains and Faces – Decoupling Systems for Growth

In a previous post I talked about API-first Platforms, this is a continuation… Use your Brain After a company has found Product Marker Fit the Research and Development teams (Product, Design, Engineering) need to focus on the growth and scale phase. One of the key aspects to make this next iteration succesful is to make […]

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Scaling is Hard

Growing a business is a great signal to our employees, investors and other customers. It denotes traction, market approval and promise of future revenue. The main issue is that growing is not the same as scaling a business. It’s not the same for a pop and mom shop to sell a 100 donuts a day […]

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FooBar Front End

A Platform must be API-first

In our current day an age, after a company has an MVP and product market fit, it needs to evolve from being Single Product Oriented to Platform Oriented. This transition has to include the realization that the business functionality baked into the current offering is now something that can use software engineering to scale faster. […]

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De entre el estiércol

(Escrito en el 2016) Desde hace algunas semanas que soy padre. Soy del tipo de padre que poco se ve ahora, ese que se hace cargo de sus hijos. Y esto me compromete a querer hacer lo mejor posible por ella.  Cuando hable de “lo mejor posible” me refiero a poder hacer que el mundo […]

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Career Growth Compendium

List of things I do to keep growing in my career (this is a personal list, take it with a grain of salt). I’ll keep adding items to the list as I find them util. Listen More Every time I join a new team, I try my best to listen more. Be the last to […]

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FooBar Food

An “event based” food and ag environment

Everything humans do can be reduced to a stream of events that produce a continuous outcome. Cause and effect. I believe that many of the current farm management systems and most of the logistic software solutions are based on state management instead of event management. This is why I think events are more important than […]

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Premature complexity: an enemy of innovation

For +13 years or more than 12k hours, I’ve been trying to solve problems using code. Of those, I found myself over and over again surrounded of the same principles: “Don’t Repeat Yourself, Keep it Simple Stupid, Write Once Test Twice, etc”. I’ve tried to abide by those as much as possible. But I found […]

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Growing Domesticated Humans

Hold on. Give me a minute. Don’t close the tab. Let me explain. 10.000 years ago, a guy that looked very similar to you and me, found that hunting was too much of a hassle. It was filled with high uncertainty (a thrill for the hunter for sure), so much that it sometimes meant famine […]

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Tiempo de Pensar

En tiempos como estos, de encierro voluntario, de miedo e incertidumbre, de olvidar contar las calorías, recomiendan no pensar tanto. Ocupar nuestra mente en actividades que no le permitan a nuestro consciente tomar el control y llevarnos por espirales infinitas de ansiedad y temor. Aunque entiendo por completo los episodios en los que la mente […]

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A time for caring

Years ago, families were at home. Locked down. It was not a virus but a war the cause of the enclaustration. This time we fight a new fight, but so far, no nations are being attacked by its counterparts. Instead, a virus is the one bringing humanity together. What a common pattern in sociology, literature […]