Thoughts, updates and events of my life
August 8, 2022
Jetpack Compose and the conundrum of selecting a suitable architecture

Jetpack Compose is a modern and declarative UI framework developed by Google for Android to effectually replace the older View-based imperative UI system, which demands an excessive amount of ceremonial setup to render even simple UI elements on the screen. …

April 10, 2022
The fascinating dance of Lottie Android with ViewPager2 and then some.

Lottie is one of those perplexing tools in a developer’s toolbox which defy the age-old notion that animations are hard to build, maintain and execute. …

June 27, 2021
The Art and Aesthetics of Work

When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. …

June 21, 2020
On The Purpose of Writing, Stories and Good Articulation

We must write and write well, think and think deeply, and say but say less. Conjecture: To voice my thoughts or viewpoints (to myself) through a story is to create my meta-human clone, who holds me accountable for all my actions. …