#14 Piero Toffanin, outdoor coder

Summary
Piero Toffanin is a software engineer and user experience designer who left his job this year to travel around North America, coding as he goes.

Details
Why give up the day job, inspired by Live on the Margin, preparation to travel, selling stuff and buying necessities, camper van vs hostels/hotels; practicalities of working on the road, charging laptops, getting internet, working offline; finding work, referrals; where Piero has travelled; splitting the day between work and adventure; compromises in the wandering life, meeting other travellers; remote working; how long will he keep going; challenges on the road; books choices and how to perform a tracheotomy.

Book Recommendations
Live on the Margin

SAS Survival Handbook

Insider Buy Superstocks

Code Complete 2

Don’t Make Me Think, A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

Team Geek: A Software Developer’s Guide to Working Well with Others

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