Bad Defaults

It happens to the best of us. In development, everything has to land somewhere. There has to be default behavior where a user experience can be optimized. One example of default behavior is Google search results. The result is that you get the exact pages you want on the first page of Google’s results. I […]


Tesla Next Batch Algorithm

//If you are reading this, I suggest you skip it. You have been warned. At some point, Tesla will face the decision: [which car to make next?] Hardware specifics that exist tangibly including paint colour, # motors, performance, battery size, r/l hand drive etc. need to be built in batches. Tesla will want to minimize […]


Minimising Points of Failure

When it is right, it is right. Code behaves as intended when implemented correctly. One of the best courses to get closest to right as fast as possible is to minimise the points of failure. By focusing on reducing the number of things that can go wrong, you will inherently reduce how much testing is […]