Phone with camera of phone + camera?

Hi all One of the effects of being on vacation for a year in La Reunion is that I made so many photos that I now see photo opportunities all over the place. Since coming back to London, I don’t carry any of my good, but heavy cameras and missed many opportunities to take good pictures. So when my phone … 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

A father should kneel

A father should kneel Important conversations happen between peers. As a father of a 4-year-old son, this means that when I listen to my child, I kneel. The message I want to send is: I’m listening only to you, I care about you, and what you want to tell me. Keeling is the right thing to do for a father; it’s also 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

2018-04-03 Lies and Statistics – a book

I’m reading I’ve read half of the book, and it is interesting to see all the ways statistics can be “adapted”. It also shows how complicated generating fair, honest and valuable figures can be. Excellent read until now, I feel it helps me be a better critical thinker.

2018-03-27 [Technical,Short] run git and Gradle and Java from docker without installing anything

Docker is not a light-VM it is much more Docker is often used as a light-VM. But this is the wrong way to see it. For me, it really shines when you use it to run complex programs, with complex dependencies without installing anything on your computer. As a developer I often need to have multiple versions of the same … 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

2018-03-22 De Vany diet day 4 and Today’s journal

De Vany diet – Day 4 Today I woke up in good shape, no head pain and in good mood. Most importantly, not hungry! I had a good breakfast with egg with bacon, melon, and black coffee (no sugar). I felt satisfied for the first time in a while. Maybe something is really happening. News of the day –  two types … 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