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i'm a curious computer scientist, author and entrepreneur

I'm a Computer Scientist and Entrepreneur, with passion for the intersection between technology and the arts.

I've been building startups and innovative technology products for over 25 years.

You can run into me at tech events in the San Francisco Bay Area, Puerto Rico, Miami and Mexico City, where I frequently give back to the community by offering talks and mentorship sessions to young entrepreneurs, artists and software engineers.

I'm also a sleight-of-hand card Magician and Instrumental Guitarist/Composer.

📜 You can download my CV from Alco CV

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I'm the Co-Founder and lead architect of the Musicasa Marketplace, were we connect musicians with music lovers through intimate live and virtual concerts.

Entrepreneurship for Musicians

Grow your fanbase and to build a solid and sustainable plan to monetize your art.

Add to Calendar Buttons

Generate custom Add to Calendar buttons for Google and Apple Calendars

Building native corss-platform apps with Appcelerator

Use your existing web experience to build 100% native apps that follow the native platform user interface guidelines, and all from a single code base?

Hacking Lead Guitar

Using visual patterns, intuitive association and observation you will understand how the guitar is laid out and how scales, chords and arpeggios are structured on the guitar.

Economía y Productividad con Software Libre

El libro Economía y Productividad con Software Libre en formato PDF.


Grow your audience, create a loyal fanbase and monetize your art.

Add a little bit of magic to your life

Ideas on how magic, sleight of hand, and thinking like a magician can help you in your career and in life.

Guía de Marketing Digital para Autores

Secretos que el equipo de Bonobo utiliza para aumentar y monetizar audiencias alrededor del mundo

Official Website of my Music-related projects

Let's do that again

Official video clip of the song "Let's do that again"

Drawn to the stars (guest solo)

Guest solo on the song "Drawn to the stars" by Chris Stark

A tribute to Joe Satriani

Cover of the song "A Celebration" by Joe Satriani

AlcoLandia Blog


Three years in the making

Sep 26, 2021 at 6:46 PM

On December 2017 I made the decision of retiring from developer marketing


Hacking your motivation

Jul 11, 2021 at 9:31 PM

Motivation is one of the most important things you need to learn to hack.


El superpoder que me dió la universidad

Jun 25, 2021 at 9:54 PM

La clase era agnóstica de lenguaje, es decir, era todo genérico y no enfocado a un lenguaje particular. Así que inventa un comando que se llama input y otro que se llama output, para simplificar todo.


Cómo organizo mi tiempo

Jun 16, 2021 at 6:43 PM

Yo no vendo tiempo - vender tiempo es un gran error. Tiempo es nuestro recurso más preciado, y es lo que mejor debemos proteger.


Independent Artist : You need to change your mindset

Jun 10, 2021 at 5:59 PM

How would you feel if an artist you follow and admire all of a sudden asks you for your personal feedback?


The #1 habit every Software Engineer needs to have - and it's not what you think

May 25, 2021 at 6:26 PM

I've been sitting down in front of a computer non-stop since 1996 - you read right...


So I decided to write a new book

May 20, 2021 at 9:05 PM

After almost 4 years of intense research, I've decided to publish a new book that I call "Entrepreneurship for Musicians".