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March 30, 2020

Quarantine — Day 11

I just can't get bored

This post is part of an ongoing series in which I document my journey through the COVID-19 quarantine. See Day 1 for full context.

Random thoughts

I just can’t get bored. There’s so much to live for that I find boredom to be the antithesis of life purpose. That’s what I feel today after being 11 days confined at home. Those who see this as a torture should look inside and question their life - is it that miserable that they can’t live with themselves a few days? Or, perhaps, I’m just being too rude. I recognize my priviliged, though, and I recognize there’s people who are really living bad times these days. For those I do feel sorry.

Quick update

Got out of bed at 5am with a fierce passion to start my day. Worked on open source 5 hours straight; I’m making the most out of this dream, my dream of working on open source almost full time.

I also started writing a book today. I’d been thinking about it for quite a long time. Drafted a rough sketch and showed it to my brother. Dude gave me the motivation to start right away, and that’s what I did. The book draft will be here, in case anyone is actually reading this and caring.

Data Report

Highlights

  • Avoid news: Yes
  • Write blog: Yes
  • Personal growth: Yes. Kept reading Before you know it - John Bargh.
  • Wake up 5:00 am: Yes
  • Workout: No
  • Help someone: No
  • Time wasted < 90 mins: Yes

Finances

  • Spent: 5 USD
  • Stocks Portfolio (24h): +1.84%
  • Stocks Portfolio (All time): +6.03%
  • Cryptofolio (24h): +6.8%
  • Cryptofolio (All time): +16.03%

Stay tuned.

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I'm Carlos Roso. I'm a Software Engineer and digital nomad at Toptal. Previously Software Architect at Crossover. In love with open source and design.

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