Why Zalando’s tech radar sucks as a stack

I’ve been programming professionally for about 5 years now. So I don’t consider myself a brilliant expert. Never the less one thing I think that I’ve learned is that it isn’t about the ‘technical problems’ it’s about whether or not you solve a real-world or meaningful problem. Some people call these ‘business problems’ but they…… Continue reading Why Zalando’s tech radar sucks as a stack

On Aaron Swartz

I unfortunately have exams to study for at the moment. But the sad news of the tragic departure of Aaron Swartz, internet activist, defender of civil liberties and coder, compelled me to write. This is horrendously sad, I had an intense admiration for Aaron Swartz, especially his recent work on elites. He was brilliant, erudite…… Continue reading On Aaron Swartz