Oscar Barillas

Oscar Barillas

Aug
01
How long should lunch and dinner be?

How long should lunch and dinner be?

As we venture into the later part of Summer, I've been thinking about how long lunch and dinner should be.
4 min read
Jul
31
Sunday Read No. 5: Monkeypox, Photos from Norway, and Boxed Water

Sunday Read No. 5: Monkeypox, Photos from Norway, and Boxed Water

Welcome to the 5th edition of the Sunday Read. We'll be covering Monkeypox, photos from Norway, and Boxed Water this week.
4 min read
Jul
17
Sunday Read No. 4: Heat waves, Inflation, Thor

Sunday Read No. 4: Heat waves, Inflation, Thor

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Sunday Read. In this week's Sunday Read, we'll cover the heat wave in Europe, inflation, and Thor: Love and Thunder.
3 min read
Jul
17
Sunday Read No. 3: Insulin, Wimbledon, and Barrys

Sunday Read No. 3: Insulin, Wimbledon, and Barrys

We’re back with my third edition of the Sunday Read. I hope you had a wonderful weekend and enjoy this post.
2 min read
Jul
10
Sunday Read No. 2: Pride Month, Roe v Wade, Colombia's President, Crypto Margin Calls

Sunday Read No. 2: Pride Month, Roe v Wade, Colombia's President, Crypto Margin Calls

I’m continuing a Sunday Read series. I hope you enjoy this new format.
6 min read
Jul
04
The little Embraer airplane that could

The little Embraer airplane that could

A little Embraer airplane has been a consistent friend as I travel between Northern and Southern California.
2 min read
Jun
19
Adding a bus lane to the Bay Bridge? Why it's needed

Adding a bus lane to the Bay Bridge? Why it's needed

Adding a Bus Lane on the Bay Bridge would be an easy way to alleviate congestion on the Bay Bridge.
7 min read
Jun
13
Why I don't use Substack or Medium to publish my writing

Why I don't use Substack or Medium to publish my writing

I don’t use Substack or Medium to publish my writing. This website uses a self-hosted version of WordPress. After a few friends recently asked me, I decided to write this article to explain why.
4 min read
Jun
05
Cap table diversity: What is it? Why does it matter?

Cap table diversity: What is it? Why does it matter?

Cap table diversity isn't discussed as the top way to improve diversity in tech, but it should be. It's effective and has proven results.
10 min read
Jun
01
La Guerrera's Kitchen | A Taste of Guerrero

La Guerrera's Kitchen | A Taste of Guerrero

Over the weekend, I got brunch at La Guerrera's Kitchen in Oakland. Brunching here felt like eating food cooked by my mom and abuelita.
2 min read