I’m Pablo Fernandez

Entrepreneur, geek, manager, maker, coder, aspiring book author.

Building and Managing Distributed Teams

In this book I distill the techniques and methods that I’ve been using and advising others to use to run distributed teams. It’ll be short and tactical.

MoviePal

MoviePal helps you and your partner or your friends choose what movies to watch. It’s a social network that lets you connect with friends, rate movies, get recommendations, run watch parties, keep your list of movies to watch, etc.

Movie or Film?

Movie or Film?

For MoviePal, one of the questions was whether these things are called movies or films. One of the arguments I heard was that "movie" is American and "film" is British, the other argument was that "film" is an older term, which makes sense, since movies are not...

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Twitter should implement rolling tweets.

Twitter should implement rolling tweets.

It's really exciting to see Twitter innovating (again). I have an idea for a feature that might be very valuable: rolling tweets. A rolling tweet goes to a certain amount of users, like 10% or 1000 and then when you press a button, to another 10% and so on. You get to...

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Making NFTs valuable and real

Making NFTs valuable and real

If you don't know what an NFT is, here's a wrong explanation: they are an entry in a database saying that something, belongs to you (or more precise, to an account you have control over). It's impossible to hack or fake... ...but it's also meaningless. You see, you...

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Why I think Dashman failed

Why I think Dashman failed

Almost every time I tell someone what Dashman, one of my startups, was, their response is: "Oh, I really needed that back in 20somethingteen". Yet I didn't manage to make Dashman a commercial success. I collected several hundreds of email addresses over years of...

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Buying tools

Buying tools

I have a few maxims when it comes to buying tools. One I heard from Adam Savage and I think he heard it from someone else. When buying a tool you haven't used before: When buying a tool you haven't used before, buy the cheapest possible working version. Not the toy...

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