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

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

2018-04-03 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.

2018-03-16 – I finished the books of Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Hi everyone, this is Frank and this blog is going to change its mission. As I move forward in my career, I now need to study and learn and remember things for the future. This blog is now going to contain messages for the future me. To smile, read and remember. 2018-03-16 In the last month, I read the following … 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

The only working method to regular progress

The power of every day. Not every two days or twice a week. Every day! If you want to improve, then improve every day. This is what is going to happen for this blog. Otherwise, at it happened in the last six month, the blog will have little new content.

How to measure learning progress and experience

The three levels of experience This article describes in a simple and clear manner the three levels of experience I go through when learning something new. Copyright: anatols / 123RF Stock Photo

One trick to be more confident during an interview

You have lots of power during the hiring process If you are not going to an interview because you are not ready to quit, then stop over-thinking and go! An interview is a negotiation, and you have power.