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An intro to payments: Value, liabilities and networks - Part 3

In this post I will cover modern payment “rails”, blockchain-based systems, and close the “trilogy” with some parting thoughts on the future and how the unfolding Covid-19 pandemic will accelerate...

An intro to payments: Value, liabilities and networks - Part 2

Take a look around you. Try to count how many items are not imported. Chances are you have not managed to count many. With international trade so prevalent, money crossing...

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....

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...

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?”.

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....