A Self Driving Future

Imagine a future where transportation is quick and even quicker when you plan ahead. You need a car and one shows up instantly to take you wherever you want to go. On a $40,700 Tesla Model 3 leased today, Tesla will collect $6,289 +$2,500 +($399 * 36) = $23,153 for leasing the car to a […]


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 […]


My Honours Project – Golf Game

I was pretty ambitious back in 2003 taking on a Golf Game written in Java. While it didn’t turn out to be a full fledged golf game, I had the beginnings of a 3D engine, forked from a Surface Plotter written by Yanto Suryono. I had a hole creator and I had the physics integrated […]


Memory is Funny

I remember telling people that I wrote a 22 page paper on SPAM back in 2003. It was 16 years ago. And as it turns out, the paper was 41 pages. And I found it when recovering an old drive today. Here it is:


How Tesla can Solve Idle Fees

When you park at a Super Charger, you can leave your car to charge while you go grab a bite or do some shopping. At some point though, your car will finish charging. After that, you are taking up a parking spot with your car plugged in. This is where “Idle Fees” kick in. If […]


The Biggest Benefit to Social Media

I wish I could remember the headline of the article my boss posted tonight. I no longer have access to it because I unfriended him. Coming on Facebook and posting something along the lines of making a comment like “This is a really well written article with many good points.” and the title of the […]


Badgination

Badgination is the tactic of exposing a controversial headline to a user to instil a view upon them. The headline is either descriptive enough for a user to conclude the headline shall be take as truth or is click bait. When landing on the click bait site, the user quickly abandons reading to completion due […]


Cambridge Analytica

I recently reviewed the video The Great Hack from Netflix. Upon looking to cite the link above as a source, I stumbled upon a top Google result (currently second only to the Netflix trailer page itself) called What Netflix’s ‘Great Hack’ Gets Wrong About Cambridge Analytica and subtitled: The British consulting firm didn’t steal the […]


The Neuralink Progression (Part I)

Wow. So Neuralink has been on my radar for quite some time and it looks like they are taking some pretty major steps in terms of technology design. It has to be tested. This is no small feat. Testing will be done to the point where there is a high comfort level to have human […]