I’m really tired this week since I barely slept for a few days. Don’t ask me why -I’m at peace with myself- but the fact is that I didn’t sleep a wink in two days. I’m really looking forward to the weekend
Ok, weeknote #364. This week we have been working on customer projects full time. Our products activity has been reduced to the minimum: Stage’s support and trying to find the appropriate legal form for Payout. If you know me, you have probably heard a lot of times that making your customer’s life easier too often means making yours harder, but that was before entering the Bank sector trying to become a payment gateway. In this sector “harder” can very quickly become a horrible nightmare!. And yes, before David Bonilla writes a comment recalling my debts, I know I owe you a post on payment gateways.
Back to our week. Aitor finished Verkami’s support for multilingual projects. Starting yesterday, Verkami’s users can handle their projects’ content in multiple languages. Their user base continue to grow quickly in Spain and across Europe, so this move makes total sense. Because of our own experience we know internationalization of user’s content is one of the most difficult and misleading things to do on the web, so we’ll see how everything develops.
He has also found time to work on Bazaar’s design. I’ve also been working on it, trying to advance on integration and infrastructure and also fighting with LESS and Rails’ assets compilation. Despite our efforts we are now a bit behind schedule, so we have to push harder next week.
It’ll not be easy: Aitor is flying to Spain to give a talk in Codemotion and I’m leaving our current Madrid office, so I have to get my stuff out. I’m looking for a new place, so if you have any idea within 30 min walking distance from Goya let me know.
And… I’ve to go now!. Time for go swimming with my son. I can’t give you any recommended reading for this week. Next time I’ll give you two, I promise!.
Have a nice weekend.
PS: A late suggestion by Aitor. An awesome talk about mass incarceration and justice inequality in the US: “We need to talk about an injustice” by Bryan Stevenson (after this talk over $1 million was raised by attendees to fund a campaign run by Stevenson to end the practice of putting children in adult jails and prisons.)