One day with Guille

Hello! My name is Guille. I’m a Software Engineer. I’m part of the Clovr Labs team and this is: “One day with Guille”.

💭 When and how did you decided you wanted to become a programmer?

I’m actually not a programmer but not sure if I ever wanted to be one, but somehow I noticed I was “good” at it. 

🪄 What is the best advice you have ever been given and from whom?

Best advice I have ever been given is a bit weird… Looks a bad thing but I understood it as a challenge so it becomes my motto: “You will never fall of NASA’s stairs”, from a random old man many years ago. Probably I won’t but will try. 

🏆 What is your definition of success?

If you get fun while doing something, studying, working, in sports or whatever, that’s success. 

🥱 What are your limits when programming? When you realize you shoukd go to sleep?

No limits, I am not a full time programmer but when I do is often overnight will very very late. 

💭 Do programmers dream of images made of code?

I guess, most of tjhe times I can’t remember my dreams so probably they are work related :).

🤫 What is the best kept secret in programming?

No secret at all but 95% of the job is read Stack Overflow. 

💻 Can anyone be a programmer?

Of course, this is like a Lego building but on esteroids, anybody can program/build things, just need to start and go bit by bit. 

🦸 If a superhero called “Supercody” were created, what would he/she be like and what would his/her superpower be?

He/she would of course look like Mr. Robot and his/her superpower would be to be able to drink coffee while sleeping. 

☝️ What are the 3 most important things that non-programmers should know about programming?

It is not rocket science, well… It is but anybody with dedication can do this. It is really fun (sometimes), that moment you see code working anddoing the task is magic. 

🥷 As a programmer, what are some of the things people assume you know but don’t?

You can fix a toaster just because is a machine.

❤️ What is your favorite emoji?


🧘 How do you relax after a long day at work?

Riding, bycicles and motorcycles are my tool to de-stress. 

🌐 A website you visit often?

🎶 What kind of music do you listen while you work?

Punk, drum&bass, ska, dub, techno… Can’t work without music, and every single task needs a different mood. 

🧑‍💻 If you could only code in one language for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Golang and Python.





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