Engineering a TSLA Short Squeeze

I actually did read Jim Cramers Mad Money book. One of the few books I have read. Doesn’t make me an expert, but he described how he himself was short squeezed and since it is way worse than everybody is talking about for TSLA, I feel like it is a good thing to write about […]


Redoing the Dishwasher

Not my dishwasher. All dishwashers. Current options: Litres of Water used Dishes clean Rate Size Cost/year Manual wash 15L – 18L 1 – 10/min w: 12″ – 32″l: 12″ – 24″h: 6″ – 16″ $8200 (@$15/hr) Dish Washing Machine 15L – 20L 1.66/min w: 18″ – 24″l: 24″h: 35″ $150 (energy) + $100 equipment/service The […]


Redoing Vs. Leaving it be

This is the big question. And everybody should give you a different answer because there is only so much you can do and redoing shit doesn’t move your forward. Unless it does. The answer can often depend on how short-sighted you want to be. There is always an option to leave things alone, preferably stable […]


MySQL w/ JSON Support

Man… MySQL with JSON Support is fucking tight! Pull out the keys and save the rest as JSON. It’s that simple.


First Principles

First to give you some context, I only became aware of the phrase “First Principles” recently. I don’t quite know everything there is about it, but I have started to look at this from a software development perspective in the work I create and I can tell you how I am applying what I know […]


Elevating Development of Elevators

Current Elevator Problems Crowded Wait to get on Something disgusting in the corner Wait for other people to get off Some kid hits the buttons for every floor Limited personal capacity Slow Don’t you love pressing the elevator button and the door immediately opens? What if there was an elevator that knew you were coming […]


Did Dyson strike a deal with Tesla not to make EVs?

This article is pure speculation. If I were Dyson, and I were looking at the big business picture, I would recognise my dependency on Li-ion batteries. The cost of my batteries heavily impacts the cost of my vacuum devices to my customers and my margins as well. Having somebody working towards getting the costs of […]


Gates Buffet Musk

Warren Buffet is the owner of Chinese EV Manufacturer BYD. Elon Musk has sailed his way into China with a new Gigafactory in Shanghai. 2 Billionaire competitors going after the biggest EV market in the world. And then there is Bill Gates. US Administration has been pretty tough with China. In Gates’ Netflix Documentary we […]


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 […]