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Revisiting charts: NodeJS, Twitter and Elasticsearch

Some time ago, I developed a mashup using NodeJS and Couchbase to demonstrate how to use Couchbase to create stats and charts. Despite I still use Couchbase for many things in my day-to-day basis, it does not provide any comfortable … Continue reading

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Building Freeling Java API on Mac OS X

Next step on my Freeling adventure was to build the Java API. It comes together with Freeling, if you checked out the SVN repo, but the Makefile there is totally incorrect for the Mac. If you followed the instructions on … Continue reading

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Building Freeling in Mac OS X

I’m involved in a NLP project (the Natural Language Processing, not the Neuro-linguistic Programming thing) and I had to use Freeling. After some days of going back and forward with the installation instructions in the forums, I manage to build … Continue reading

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Couchbase to Amazon S3 back-up script

On my last post, I was struggling with recovering all the documents from a Couchbase wacky installation after a system crash. It was an easy task to do, but I was very, very lucky to have the results of my … Continue reading

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Marketing electoral, comunicación 2.0 y políticos

Aviso: esta historia, aunque dramatizada, es real. Los nombres se han omitido para preservar el anonimato a los protagonistas de tal acontecimiento. Me contaban ayer un caso de esos que me causan una mezcla entre desazón, angustia y risa histérica. … Continue reading

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Psycopg2 and PostgreSQL 9.1 on Snow Leopard

Today I’ve had to install psycopg on my MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549) and I had some troubles doing that, so I’ll post this here just for the records. To install PostgreSQL, i used the .dmg provided by postgresql … Continue reading

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Hasta siempre y gracias por el pescado

To read this in english, click here Escribo este post para hacer público que dejo mi puesto como CTO en Layers. He hecho un buen puñado de amigos y juntos hemos hecho cosas maravillosas. Cuando Marcos Cuevas y yo empezamos … Continue reading

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So long and thanks for all the fish

Para leer este post en castellano, ves aquí This post is to announce that I’m leaving my current position as Layers’ CTO. I’ve made many wonderful friends in Layers and we together have made wonderful things. When Marcos Cuevas and I … Continue reading

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El pueblo donde no paraba el tren

Soy de Viladecans (y no Viladecáns, como dice Facebook), aunque vivo circunstancialmente en Barcelona. Vine a Barcelona hace unos años porque necesitaba estar más cerca de mi trabajo, al que dedico bastantes horas al día. Este fin de semana estuve en … Continue reading

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La verdadera leyenda de San Jorge

Pues resulta que San Jorge, Sant Jordi (fem país) o Saint George (para el público internacional) vino a ser un tipo de la nobleza (se supone que un príncipe) de Capadocia, región ubicada al Este de la península de Anatolia, … Continue reading

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