About me

Hey! I'm Bartosz Jarocki and I live in Wrocław, Poland. I grew up in a small town Góra. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in Control systems engineering and Robotics at the Wrocław University of Technology. I like bikes, books, plants, programming, and traveling the world with my wonderful wife Kasia. Also, I’m fascinated by the cosmos and I find great pleasure in watching stars.

Work

I'm a software developer with over 10 years of experience. I started as a C/C++ developer, then transitioned to Android world and now I'm mostly focused on developing great user experiences using React.

I created multiple Android applications from scratch for companies around the world like VisionMedia, DKMS, AAA, PolskaPress or Canal Digital. I helped to create/review/design mobile applications for startups like Bim, Tastycloud, Howdy and Mobile Vikings. I developed a WebRTC powered video conferencing frontend application using React.js/GraphQL/Typescript for Evercast. I also had led development teams many times. If you'd like to work with me DM me on Twitter or just email me.

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Quotes

Random quotes I found inspirational and meaningful

We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.

― Confucius

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

― Confucius

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

― Confucius

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

― Mark Twain

You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.

― Mark Twain

Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

― Laozi

If you are going through hell, keep going.

― Winston S. Churchill

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

― Winston S. Churchill

To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

― Marcus Aurelius

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.

― Marcus Aurelius

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

― Marcus Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

― Marcus Aurelius

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

― Marcus Aurelius

There is no easy way from the earth to the stars

― Seneca

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality

― Seneca