Long-term is incompatible with Startups

Ok, a polemic title, let me rephrase, Long-term is incompatible with most startup. You don’t do long-term strategies in a startup (unless 1 month can be seen as long-term). Startups are based on having one idea, one product, one vision and you try to make it work. The philosophy is different in a startup If it fails, you change the … Read More

[Technical, short] Lazy-seq in Clojure

Hi all, a pro-memoria for myself about lazy-sequences (lazy-seq) and how to use them. Using lazy-seq is, at the moment, the hardest topic in my Clojure journey. Frank (I told you it is a post for myself) the next time you think about creating a lazy-sequence in Clojure remember: This is a good summary page of the struggles – http://www.thesoftwaresimpleton.com/blog/2014/09/08/lazy-seq/ The … Read More

[2018-04-08] Websites from a Clojure Beginner to others

Some links I find useful while learning Clojure Clojure is a language we use at work, and as a real geek, I want to learn more about it. I’m going to use this post as a bookmark of the good Clojure links I find. Beginner I started learning Clojure last week, so the beginner section is where I stand, and … Read More

[Technical] Setting up a Java development environment on Windows

  Becoming a java developer, again Once again we are at that time of the year when I want to do code. And as my time is limited, I will focus on Java, and as usual, most tools have changed and being able to code from the command line, and an IDE requires doing complicated things My goal is to … Read More

2018-03-21 De Vany diet, day 3 – Not good

Hi everyone. First of all, thank you for the support I have received in the last 3 days since I started the De Vany diet. It is both humbling and powerful. I’m on day 3 of the diet I’m finding lots of problems associated with it and some positives. Some problems are personal, other family and some practical. There are … Read More

2018-03-20 Making money while losing the war

Today, while walking on the street, I saw a pest control advertisement. This made me think about a counterintuitive reality: there are businesses that are profitable while advertising that they will never be able to solve their customers’ problems. Interesting In this case, we talk about pest control, not pest elimination. The name made it clear, they -try to- control, not … Read More

2018-03-19 Trying for a week the De Vany diet (Paleo diet).

De Vany diet

This week, I’ll be trying the De Vany diet (Paleo diet). It should become my new way of eating and live longer, but as you may know, I prefer to live less but enjoy life (including food) more. Lions in captivity live three times longer than wild ones. Which one is happier? My bet is on the free ones. I discovered … Read More

Don’t be the next prey! Thoughts for separationists and isolationists.

In nature, if you are alone, you are the next prey. Being together is a tactic used by both predators and preys. For good reasons: being together is the, best way to survive. Millions of years of tests and evolutions cannot be wrong. In wars. Having alliances is the most efficient way to win the war or to avoid it. In … Read More

Online depreciation – a challenge for XXI century accountants

What is depreciation? What is online depreciation? Why are they different? Let’s say that you buy a car for £20’000.  So after buying it, the value is £20’000. Easy. Also, if after one year you try to sell it, the price would be lower than £20’000. It’s a used car. Every year the value of the car goes down. This change … Read More