Cursed Rust: Printing Things The Wrong Way

There is a famous story about a physicist during an exam at the University of Copenhagen. The candidate was asked to describe how to determine a skyscraper's height using a barometer. The student suggested dangling the barometer from the building's roof using a string and then measuring the length o… More »

Deploy Rust Code Faster

I've come a long way in my tech journey, from dealing with bare metal servers to exploring the world of cloud computing. Initially, it seemed so straightforward – spin up a server, deploy a container, and you're done. But as I delved deeper, I realized that the ease of infrastructure is not as simpl… More »

Little Helpers

Yesterday I couldn't help but feel a sense of awe at all the conveniences modern life has to offer. A lot of the chores in our household are taken care of by little helpers: The dishwasher washes the dishes, the washing machine washes the clothes, and the robot vacuum cleaner cleans the floors. The … More »

The Uber of Poland

A few years ago I visited a friend in Gdańsk, Poland. As we explored the city, one thing I noticed was that cabs were relatively expensive and there was no Uber. Instead, most (young) people used a community-organized service called Night Riders. I couldn't find anything about that service on the we… More »

Your First Business Should Be A Spreadsheet

One of the best decisions I made in 2020 was to open my calendar to everyone. People book appointments to chat about open-source projects, content creation, and business ideas. When we talk about business ideas, people usually gravitate towards problems suitable for startups. Things like using artif… More »

Starting A Print-On-Demand Business As A Software Engineer

One day I had the idea to make a print of my Github timeline. I liked the thought of bringing something "virtual" into the real world. 😄 So I called up my friend Wolfgang and we built codeprints. It's my first "physical" product, so I decided to share my learnings. … More »

So You Want To Earn Money With Open Source

I earned 0 Euros from maintaining OSS software for years, and I thought that's the way things are. I finally looked into ways to monetize my projects last year and in this talk I want to share what I learned so far. It didn't make me rich (yet!), but I built my first sustainable side-project with an… More »

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