2019 Retrospective

For over a decade being in the United States, I've learnt and experienced so much things that I've never thought I would have that opportunity anywhere else. I feel the year of 2019 has gone by so fast, but I'm very excited for 2020, starting a new decade for me to learn, work, and explore more.

2019 Highlights

  • Worked with amazing team at Nike Valiant Labs to test new ideas by helping to launch new version of ( and (
  • Started a new business adventure Romance ( with my two favorite people JL & JP. Our main mission is to think different and create a unique experience for each of our clients by design and technology.
  • Developed backend API with Golang and NodeJS.
  • Deepen understanding of React and NextJS for server side rendering.
  • Worked with new technology: 3D rendering with ThreeJS and animation rendering with javascript canvas.
  • Took better care of myself by eating healthier and running in morning.
  • Spent more time with family and my kids.
  • You never stop learning
  • You can't know everything
  • Failure is healthy & helps us grow
  • Your biggest competition is yourself
  • Communication is key in life & work

What's up in 2020

  • Be kind & empathize with others: take good care more for family and friends: be present and be true.
  • Need to get better at networking.
  • Everyone has the same 24 hours / day, being concentrate will help to get the most out of it. Therefore will need to practice meditation to concentrate on work and family time.
  • Create at least 4 more projects or experiences that benefit Romance brand.
  • Spend less time on social network and non critical news.
  • Read more quality materials.
  • Take notes for ideas and books.
  • Technologies to invest in 2020: ThreeJS, Animation, React, Emberjs, NodeJS, Go, Serverless, API architect.
  • Improve minimalism life style.
  • Start saving more for a new house.
  • Value friends & family
  • Get enough sleep :)

That's it! Happy New Year 2020!!!