Meandering Thoughts

Life's about the journey, not the destination. Shall we share a moment on our travels?

May 10, 2022

Enforcing Zero Downtime Django Migrations

When you have a production system with CI/CD letting engineers deploy multiple times a day, you do not want to have downtime everytime you do so, yet many running Django...

Aug 3, 2020

Statistics, It's A Trap!

Imagine being an amateur endurance athletes that competes. In this day and age, you might feel encouraged to monitor your performance and other metrics to work out how to improve...

Sep 5, 2015

I don't even… Who was my best friend?

Unlike the UK and the States, in the Netherlands payment by cheque is unheard of and credit card much less common. The main method of payment are cash, and increasingly,...

Aug 30, 2015

My American Life - Freebies!

Part of the human condition is that we really, really like free (sometimes we get very upset when something is not free anymore). Unlike reports to the contrary, I am...

Aug 29, 2015

Where fun goes to die? Setting up the Intratubes

No establishment I have ever studied or worked at has smoothed this kink. You arrive, freshly shaven (or not in my case), dressed smart (casual) and trying to emit all...

Aug 28, 2015

I don't even… Who was my best friend?

Creating accounts online is a chore that each of us has to go through, be it for a bank, shop or some semi-legal website where you can watch your latest...

Aug 26, 2015

My American Life - Ambussadors

Arriving in a new city, country or continent you start with a blank slate and so first impressions are going to have a disproportionate impact. During my move to the...

By Henk-Jaap Wagenaar.

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