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April 08, 2020

Quarantine — Day 20

First day ever I get to spend only writing blog posts

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.

Quick update

I love how I was able to spend the whole day writing blog posts. It’s still a difficult task for me. I like doing it but sometimes the words just won’t come out as easy. The amount of focus I was able to put was good with 3 blocks of deep work. Let’s see what I wrote today:

Oh, and we got a brand new cover for Cracking the Toptal Interview 😏.


Data Report


  • Avoid news: Yes
  • Write blog: Yes
  • Personal growth: No
  • Wake up 5:00 am: Yes
  • Workout: No
  • Help someone: Yes
  • Time wasted < 90 mins: Yes


  • Spent: 25 USD
  • Stocks Portfolio (24h): +1.68%
  • Stocks Portfolio (All time): +6.34%
  • Cryptofolio (24h): +4.08%
  • Cryptofolio (All time): +66.15%

Stay tuned.


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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