From La Reunion, London, Rome an other cities. Click on a picture to get to the full gallery.
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
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
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 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
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
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.
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
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