My thoughts on software, tech, the future and everything in between
An intro to payments: Value, liabilities and networks - Part 1
You are on holiday in another country. You want to buy a coffee. You get your card out, swipe or type your pin and presto! Coffee paid for your enjoyment....
21 Jan 2020
Documenting systems - Some thoughts
Other than the neighborhood bakery and garage, pretty much every modern-day organisation worth its salt is a technology company. As software is eating the world at an increasing pace, focus...
30 Oct 2019
Desk reservation system with OpenCV and Spring - Part 1
A fast-growing company has all kinds of good problems. One of them (admittedly the smallest) is the frequent question of new-joiners: “where does everyone sit in this new office?”.
30 Sep 2019
Building wealth - Some life lessons
A couple of years ago I had the great privilege of partaking in the excellent Enterprise Engineer Program in RBS. This was jointly organized by Digital Engineering Services and Catalyst....
26 May 2019
Slack as a searchable chat-ops sink
I have been using Slack quite a lot this last year for my day-to-day work. Late adopter as I am, I have been using it both in a geographically distributed...
18 May 2019
Postgres Index stats and Query Optimization
PostgreSQL is an extremely performant database. We are using it heavily and to great effect in my current place of work. However the internal design choices of Postgres mean that...
11 May 2019
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