wolves are at it again

I loved reading about the Gamestop trading debacle. It’s a wonderful thing when something like this happens on such a scale that we can see the prejudice and tribalism of Wall Street in its purest form.

Let’s go again over what happened.

Gamestop

Gamestop is game shop of the old…


too many silos

Initially published on Dev.To

Before we get down to the subject, I need to clarify that my take on “devops” is not one of DevOps engineers or DevOps as a role, but the “original” meaning of DevOps when it was coined: a practice that brings together ops and development for…


And yet they're not mistakes. Not in the sense that you're making them to be anyway.

1. The user is an idiot

it's a correct way to describe the development attitude but the attitude in itself is not a mistake unless it results in a flat out refusal to do…


There’s no way around it. I always knew that in the back of my mind. Every leftist idea challenges a bit of status quo, the current state. Changing is always scary. But how scary?

I found two videos online. This and that. While the second is scary in a way…


I have a problem with OOP. There, I’ve said it. It’s probably some residual anger stemming from university days where it’s been taught as the de-facto truth and God to worship (via Java). …


This piece is about two related subjects. The first is the great question of whether we should rely on auto incremented integers or uuids to identify entities. The second is who gets to generate those identifiers (your code or some external application like your RDBMS).

I feel that just about…


I know people love benchmarks. I know I do, I always check out some before I choose a tool for the next project. It comes with the job as I work as an architect on a great variety of projects under a lot of constraints with respect to resources /…


As I was recently in a position to switch my subscription around (and having using at times 2 operators at the same time) I’ve decided to write down some impressions (subjective). Be warned, much like other reviews, I do not draw a conclusion, which is quite sad because this is…


Four months now into the global coronavirus crisis (at least, since it’s been publicly known outside of China) and countries around the globe are facing their own demons, directly or indirectly linked with the spread of the virus.

There’s one crisis in particular that I’m thinking about. It came to…


I just read this great piece from Forbes. The reasoning is perfect and factual.

Netflix is accumulating debt experimenting with new content (and I would add, it’s missing out on great pop culture already lost to Sky and Amazon, mostly) while Disney already has the best in its arsenal, just…

Andrei Dascalu

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