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Carlos

ML Engineer
When you play all the way to the whistle, there is no reason to worry about the clock.
Languages spoken

Portuguese, English, and a bit of German, Italian, Spanish

Education

How to stare at an engine and fool people into believing I understand what's going on (mechanical engineering)

Interesting fact

I've been meditating somewhat regularly for >3 years

Favourite work environment

Outside, lower seasons (spring or autumn), soft breeze and slightly warm, birds singing

Q&A

If you could pick up a new skill in an instant what would it be?

Surfing (wind surfing, kite surfing, any kind)

Do you have any hidden talents?

I get very good at any games I put some time into it (e.g. sudoku) and I can quickly learn the 20% tricks that will get you 80% of performance in them.

What motivates you at work?

Working with awesome teammates. Architecture and design puzzles/challenges

Your masterpiece Gartic drawing
Your imposter character
What would someone most likely find you doing on weekends?

Travelling to some other city and walking around or riding bicycles

How do you like to start your day?

Read, meditate, exercise, shower, work. In that order.

What sports, hobbies do you have?

I love things outside like trekking, and I also am a geek so I love technology too. So I like when those intersect :)

What’s something everyone else loves that you find overrated?

Estimating tasks with story points

What book do you often recommend to others?

Thinking Fast and Slow

Something someone else said about me

Carlos eats waaay too much garlic.

Tartufo & Moka

Tartufo (gray) and Moka (white/brown/orange). The most loving and devilish brothers you can ever know.

Other team members