The Decluttering Project: Day 2

Hello! This is the second-day report for The Decluttering Project. Apparently, my online efforts were fruitful, because I have managed to sell quite a lot of stuff, including: A trackpad and a keyboard from Apple The MOTU Ultralite Sound Card A podcast microphone A MicroKorg Red XL keyboard An Oxygen 49 MIDI keyboard Some wires and cables Two bikes Besides, I got rid today of…

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The Decluttering Project: Day 1

Hello there! Today I want to talk you about a very special experiment I am conducting to embrace a full digital nomad life: The Decluttering Project. What’s this Decluttering Project, you may ask? In Spain, it’s really difficult to live as a freelance developer or entrepreneur. The Spanish government is not freelancer-friendly, and we are under a lot of tax pressure. Just as an example,…

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How To Update To Ghost 1.0 In Debian And Apache

Edit: I’m sad to announce that this blog runs on WordPress now. Ghost had the potential to become the next big blogging platform, but they opted to retreat to a geeky, self-imposed limited audience by only supporting officially Ubuntu+Nginx. That’s a bummer, but if that’s their choice, I wish them best of lucks. I will stick to WordPress. Initially, when ghost announced its 1.0 release,…

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How NOT To Build A Startup

How not to build a startup? Well, according to every startup handbook, in order to build a successful business, one must follow the following steps: Choose a “Niche Market” Meet relevant people in that market, interview them and listen to their problems, trying to find a common pain point Validate that pain point via more interviews and additional research Have an idea for a product…

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