Hi, I'm Bruno

I'm a blockchain developer and technical writer passionate about the decentralized and censorship-free web.

Quantified Year Week 1: A Rocky Start

The quantified year project is off to a rocky start. The first week of the year started well. A jog on Wednesday... ... which was seemingly a bit too much for my beagle, as I had to wait for her to catch up for almost a minute at one point.

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My Quantified 35th Year

I have a problem. I can't commit to any personal plan that's not a long-running routine. If I don't have a sunk cost in a process, I find it too easy to abandon. This is why I fluctuate 20kg up and down year on year and why I abandon side…

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Don't Force Your Đapp's UI on me

The above image is from Alchemy, the UI for DAOStack's DAOs. Disclaimer: in this post I'll criticize Alchemy for some UX and decentralization gaffes, but to be fair I should first state that: If you're not familiar with DAOStack, it's a comprehensive expert-level framework of smart contracts for building intricate…

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My approach to wellness

The amount of what can be defined as "wellness" is inversely proportional to the amount of bullshit in one's life. You don't need to work hard to get wellness and, in fact, I'd argue that's the opposite of a correct approach. Retreats, trips, vacations and similar timeouts are great, but…

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The Walking Dev

Code and Fitness: Fear the Walking Dev

I've been sitting in front of code and text for the good part of the last 15 years. A sedentary job can take its toll on your health, especially as you begin to age and your body is past the "thank you sir, may I have another" phase. They're not…

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What is it like to live in Croatia?

I live in Croatia. A while back I stumbled upon a Quora answer which answers the question "What is it like to live in Croatia" perfectly. The answer has, for some reason, been deleted since but I've archived it here and am reposting it verbatim, save for some corrections of typos and phrasing. None of it is satire or exaggeration, it's all very true.

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Teaching Tuesday

I am a big fan of learning. Everything, all the time. I've drowned in the rabbit hole of wikipedia context links many times and learned a lot of trivia both on accident and on purpose. So a few months ago, I decided to try something new internal to my family (currently counting 2.5, including myself). We started Teaching Tuesday.

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Audithor launched

Today we launched Audithor, a consortium of smart contract developers and security auditors. The group has permanent members and a flexible gang of external collaborators, maintaining almost 100% availability without losing any quality.

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