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Breaking Radio Silence

I don't think many people noticed, but I haven't written a new post in almost three months and my last post was not too meaty (a campaign poster and a call to action).

Was ist los mit Roland?

The biggest thing that happened was that con­struc­tion on my house finally started at the beginning of July. This is by far the most time consuming project that is going on for me right now. I’ve had to make countless calls to con­trac­tors, materials suppliers, engineers and su­per­vi­sors. I’ve researched and studied various materials and methods for building, plumbing, insulation, wiring, ven­ti­la­tion, heating and vacuuming and how they might interact continue.

An update on rolisz

My Google Guest Badge

After 3 years and 5 months at Google, time has come for me to move on to my next adventure. Yesterday was my last day at Google. I will be moving back to Romania, where my wife still has one year of university left.

On one hand, I'm super excited about the changes the future will bring. I have a super in­ter­est­ing job lined up. It will be nice to be able to understand again everything that is spoken around me. Having friends and family close by will also be a huge plus.

On the other hand, I can't say I'm not a bit continue.

Time for a new look

Ever since I moved to Acrylamid, my blog's look has been quite spartan. While I liked the simplicity and minimalism of the theme, several of my friends, some of which are more ar­tis­ti­cal­ly inclined then I am, told me that is a bit too... stark.

For a long time I've been gathering all kinds of cool ideas and snippets that I liked from various sites and yesterday was finally the day that I hunkered down and actually im­ple­ment­ed the first one. I didn't have a clear idea in my head from the beginning of how it would look, only that I wanted to be able to dis­tin­guish continue.