Sérgio Santos

Founder and developer at Bloco.
Technician at Rádio Baixa. Host of Posto.
Member of Coimbr'a Pedal.

These kinds of traits may appear dumb-but-innocuous early on, but if only it stopped there. In the past few years, these personalities have added extreme and harmful views to their online persona, further exacerbating the damage they do to junior engineers that mistakenly look up to them.

Keeping Android and Kotlin Healthy in a Post-Twitter World by
Zac Sweers

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Books read in 2022

All the books I read in 2022, with a ⭐️ next to my favourites. You can also check my lists for 2020 and 2021.

Fiction

We - Yevgeny Zamyatin ⭐
The Last of the Masters - Philip K. Dick
The Carpet Makers - Andreas Eschbach ⭐
Death’s End - Liu Cixin
The Ark Sakura - Kobo Abe
His Master’s Voice - Stanislaw Lem
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis - José Saramago
Seeing - José Saramago
La Diagonale Alekhine - Arthur Larrue
The Man Who Planted Trees - Jean Giono
The Castle - Franz Kafka
The Dispossessed - Ursula K. Le Guin ⭐️
The Cyberiad - Stanislaw Lem

Non-fiction

Blockchain Chicken Farm - Xiaowei Wang ⭐
On Anarchism - Noam Chomsky
A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide - Cyd Harrell
The Anarchist Handbook - Michael Malice
Nea Kavala, Nea Kavala - Frederico Martinho
The DisCO Elements
Selected Writings - Mikhail Bakunin
Bobby Fischer goes to War - David Edmonds & John Eidinow
Play Winning Chess - Yasser Seirawan
Kraftwerk - Uwe Schütte
On Tennis - David Foster Wallace
Capitalist Realism - Mark Fisher
Judgment of Paris - George M. Taber
Voices from the Valley - Moira Weigel & Ben Tarnoff
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? - Linda Nochlin
Soft City - David Sim
The Motorcycle Diaries - Ernesto Che Guevara
Rebel Ideas - Matthew Syed
Wine and War - Don Kladstrup
Four Thousand Weeks - Oliver Burkeman ⭐
The One-Straw Revolution - Masanobu Fukuoka
Movement - Thalia Verkade ⭐
The Permaculture City - Toby Hemenway
The Race Against the Stasi - Herbie Sykes
The 99% Invisible City - Kurt Kohlstedt & Roman Mars
The Captive Mind - Czesław Miłosz
Consider the Oyster - M. F. K. Fisher
The Kronstadt Uprising - Ida Mett
Post-scarcity Anarchism - Murray Bookchin

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🔗 Cabinet

New app made by us at Bloco.

Curated by a team of independent app creators, Cabinet gives you a selection of great Android apps.

🔗 Sérgio Santos (@sdsantos@mastodon.xyz)

Books read in 2021

Keeping up with 2020, here are all the books I read in 2021, with a ⭐️ next to my favourites.

Fiction

Giovanni’s Room - James Baldwin
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick
Seven Japanese Tales - Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
South of the Border, West of the Sun - Haruki Murakami
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
The Futurological Congress - Stanislaw Lem ⭐️
Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
The Plague - Albert Camus
Ghosts - César Aira ⭐️
Night on the Milky Way Train - Miyazawa Kenji
Dubliners - James Joyce
Flatland - Edwin A. Abbott ⭐️
Ice - Anna Kavan
Definitely Maybe - Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky

Non-fiction

Homage to Catalonia - George Orwell ⭐️
Playing to the Gallery - Grayson Perry
On the Map - Simon Garfield
33 Artists in 3 Acts - Sarah Thornton
Arte - Alexandre Melo
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing - John C. Bogle
A Mind at Play - Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman
If You Can - William J. Bernstein
Disability Visibility - Alice Wong

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