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Override SaveChanges – EF database first – set properties

Entity Framework can be both a blessing and a curse - especially EF database first. For startups and small clean sheet projects it really works wonders. You can get so much done in very little time. But once you have to work within the constraints of corporate structure and corporate security, then you quickly run … Continue reading Override SaveChanges – EF database first – set properties

Over Optimisation and risk – Magnussen, Grosjean and the Hass F1 team

The first round of the 2018 F1 season - the Australian Grand Prix, was a perfect example of what from the outside could look like a bad case of over optimisation. F1 and high level motorsports in general are always at the forefront of optimisation. Whatever type of motorsport you look at there are rules … Continue reading Over Optimisation and risk – Magnussen, Grosjean and the Hass F1 team

Wittiness – Aristotle’s take on management

There are truckloads of books, seminars and courses on the latest and greatest management theories. But is the latest and greatest really what we need or are developments in management theory primarily making the wheels spin for the people who invent them and the institutions that rely on teaching them. Can a man that lived … Continue reading Wittiness – Aristotle’s take on management

Dollar cost averaging bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

Dollar cost averaging can be a good viable way to invest in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general. But due to the extreme volatility of cryptocurrencies it should not be done blindly. But with a few tweaks it is a good way for people with long time frames on their investments to maximise profits as well … Continue reading Dollar cost averaging bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

Startups, health and you

Your startup dies with you — but you shouldn’t die with your startup. — Jesper Reiche I’m not sure whether I can actually claim that quote — but I could not find it elsewhere, so until proven otherwise — I plant my flag. As simple as the quote may sound it’s worth repeating and remembering. In that sentence lies two very important pillars … Continue reading Startups, health and you