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I’m Mario, and this site is a collection of various hacks and projects I’ve built over the last few years, as well as summarising my work/employment history. I’m currently looking for my next thing and am happy to consider any interesting projects or positions.

I have broad experience across technology, social media, and some (limited) dev ops knowledge. I love APIs, developer platforms, and using those to connect/extend existing solutions, as well as potentially building entirely new ones.

If this sounds of interest to you, I’d love to hear from you!


songkick facebook messenger bot

Say hello to the Songkick Alerts bot on Facebook Messenger to set up your Songkick alerts. Once set up and activated, the bot will send you instant notifications on Messenger for any newly announced shows by the Songkick artists you’re tracking.


Songkick is very good at letting you track the artists you are interested in in the location(s) that you live in. It’s not so good if you’re only somewhere for a week or so, and songkickaway.com fills that gap, it will tell you which of your tracked artists are playing at any given location and time.

slack gig attendance bot

A Slack bot that checks users’ Songkick event attendance and automatically shares these to a Slack channel of your choice. As an example, we have a specific #gig Slack channel where notifications of the shows/gigs that users are planning to go to are being posted as soon as a user marks their attendance on Songkick. Includes artist images retrieved via the last.fm API.

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work experience


2011 - 2016, day to day running of twitterfeed
In charge of running twitterfeed.com at Bitly, hands-on with all aspects of the service: development, user support, social media management, dev ops, product management.


2007 - 2011, founder
Twitterfeed allowed users to automatically publish their content (for example, blog posts or any other content that supports RSS feeds) to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social platforms. It enables publishers to bring content to a wider audience and track the performance through real-time stats.

gmi (global market insite)

2006 - 2009, solutions architect
Solutions Architect for GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.), a company providing online survey software and services to companies worldwide. Consulting with clients and prospects on custom solutions and technical integration around the GMI software platform, and experimenting with application of cutting-edge technology/trends/platforms in a survey and market research technology context.

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project tags

amazon-sdb (8) bitly (1) deezer (1) facebook (1) golang (3) google-places (1) last.fm (4) nginx (11) python (8) rdio (1) redis (1) rss (2) slack (2) songkick (8) strava (1) supervisord (11) tornado (8) twitter (1) yo (3)