Gustavo Bicalho

Professional experience

11/2019 to Present - Staff Software Engineer
11/2015 to 11/2019 - Software Engineer
@ Nubank

I design and implement systems for the company’s credit card and digital bank account products.

2014 - Lawyer
@ FCDG Advogados

Side projects

Decision Theory implementations in Haskell

Exploration of DSL and algorithms implementing decision theories such as CDT and EDT over causal graphs. https://github.com/DecisionTheory/DecisionTheory

Education

University of São Paulo Law School

Law degree, 2009 to 2014

University of Campinas

Information Technology technical high school, 2006 to 2008

Additional information

Personal blog at https://gusbicalho.com.br.

I write on diverse subjects, including programming and rationality. Some of the content is in portuguese. Built with https://gohugo.io/

Spoke at QCon São Paulo 2018.

The talk about how we built the bank account product at Nubank had the second-largest audience in the conference and 94% of approval. Video available here.

Spoke at Clojure/south 2019.

Video available here.

Center for Applied Rationality alumnus.

I went to the CFAR workshop in April 2018, where I learned techniques for avoiding bias and planning more effectively.

São Paulo Rationality Meetup organizer.

Up to 2018, I organized monthly meetups with aspiring rationalists in São Paulo, where people meet to teach, discuss and apply rationality techniques.

Languages

Native Portuguese, fluent English, basic German