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April 13, 2020

Quarantine — Day 25

Deep introspection. Time to help.

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

Great monday. Woke up very early, had a very nice instrospection session. Wrote a lot of pages about my goals, my personal statement, my thoughts on the current situation, my purpose. Spent like 2 hours drinking coffee, stretching, thinking and writing.

I’ve also used some time in the day to review resumes like this or this. It all started with this tweet:

It’s been great spending time on each particular case, I feel like I’m learning a lot doing this exercise as well.

I finally put together a sketch on what the Cracking the Toptal Interview will look like. Getting there, launching first draft really soon.

Data Report


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


  • Spent: 0 USD
  • Stocks Portfolio (24h): +0.07%
  • Stocks Portfolio (All time): +8.03%
  • Cryptofolio (24h): -2.59%
  • Cryptofolio (All time): +46.38%

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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