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How to live on twenty-four hours a day

Lots have been written and said about time-management and optimization of each day lived. It is probably one of the most popular topics to write about. This probably also means that this piece I am writing right now, will be lost in the vast blue sea of self-help blog-posts. But that is okay. The book … Continue reading How to live on twenty-four hours a day

As freelance developer coding is maximum 50% of the job

As a freelance developer you are hired to deliver results. These results will, of course, in part be measured in the code that you write. But more so than full time employees, your success as a freelance developer depends on a lot more than your written code. When starting out as a software developer you … Continue reading As freelance developer coding is maximum 50% of the job

Handling VAT in Financial API design

If you have ever worked with calculations in the financial sector you know that decimals and roundings are both incredibly important and incredibly annoying. When you round, and to what decimal, means a lot in a sector where accountability is key and numbers have to match to the n’th decimal. Therefore the more information you … Continue reading Handling VAT in Financial API design

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