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The Highs and Lows of GitHub Copilot: Why I Called It Quits

If you're not familiar with it, Copilot is an AI-based code completion tool, created by GitHub and OpenAI. What it does is suggest whole lines or chunks of code while you're writing. And a lot of developers initially loved this concept. But after nearly a year of heavy use, I've decided to call it quits.

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This week, in transition jobs. And this is my last week at the company I've worked for the last 3 years. It's a bittersweet moment, but I also had a lot of free time these last few days and I got to catch up on my RSS feed!

Echoes of Hyrule: Revisiting 'A Link to the Past'

Few games transcend time, becoming more than just a fleeting memory of digital entertainment. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is such a game, a masterpiece that has left an indelible mark on the hearts of gamers and the landscape of the gaming world.

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I've been hoarding a ton of bookmarks for years now and haven't found an excellent way to share some of the more interesting stuff. So, I've decided to start my own, heavily inspired by Sadiq Saif's Reading List series.

The Analogue Pocket: A Love Letter to Retro Gaming

In the quiet, pixelated corners of our memories, where the echoes of chiptune melodies linger, the Analogue Pocket has emerged—not merely as a gaming device but as a bridge across time. It's a conduit to the past, a nostalgic journey that rekindles the flames of our gaming history. It is an ode to a piece of technology that honors the legacy of handheld gaming.

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Hi, I'm Juan

Software Engineer and amateur archivist. This is where I ramble about automation, web development, data hoarding, and interesting stuff I find online.