pietrorea's blog


Here’s what I’m currently working on (last updated Aug 13, 2020):

  • As of this writing, I'm one week into my new job at Capital One. After almost exactly three years at Upside, I joined Capital One's mobile engineering team to work on their iOS app. After a couple years doing full stack web development, this is a nice return to Swift and native mobile development.
  • I’m on the lookout for a new programming side project. I’m in the early stages of research for a new side project. It’s likely going to be a Chinese dictionary app for iOS.
  • I’m getting back to playing the violin for my own enjoyment. The last song I learned how to play is Rains of Castamere from GoT.

Books I’m reading

I’m not a voracious reader, although I would like to become one. At any point in time I’m likely reading a book from Alan Kay’s reading list, a technical book and some fiction. I’m currently reading:

This now page was inspired by Tyler Hall, who was inspired by Matt Gemmell, who was inspired by Derek Sivers. If you have your own site, you can make one too.

Pietro Rea
Written by Pietro Rea, a software developer, team lead and author living in northern Virginia.