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Guillermo Calvo

Seeking the troof through programming.

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Simius Ex Machina

This is my personal blog about programming, technology and software engineering in general. I may write about other interesting topics such as: video games, music, books, art or Japan.

Recent Coding Posts

Keep It Complex and Kludgy

KICK is my brand new backronym for “keep it complex and kludgy”. It is related to Macco’s razor, which holds that the weirder and more obscure answer is always the correct answer.

Keep It Simple, Stupid!

KISS stands for the guiding principle “keep it simple and stupid”. It is related to Occam’s razor, which states: entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem (entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity).

Recent Coding Quotes


Just because they are called «users» it doesn’t mean they are on drugs… although it would make more sense if they were.


The right data structures

If you’ve chosen the right data structures and organized things well, the algorithms will almost always be self-evident.

Rob Pike

Recent Blog Posts

Hello world!

I found out about Jekyll and just created this blog. This is the mandatory hello world post.