An Epic Apple

I ANAL, but if the internet has taught me anything, and it certainly hasn’t, it’s that an opinion is equally as valuable as boring knowledge or abilities, and hoo boy, do I have an opinion on this. As you probably know, Epic Games has sued Apple. Epic Games makes a game called Fornite, which is […]

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What if Fox News/CNN aren’t completely bonkers?

Did you know that BuzzFeed does quite good investigative journalism? Yes, that BuzzFeed, the one with listicles and click-bait quizzes. If not, here’s a BuzzFeed, the shit site everybody should block, listicle of genuinely good journalism for maximum irony. If BuzzFeed can do proper journalism, why can’t Fox News/CNN? According to associate professor of psychology, […]

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Conjecture: Easy Access to Knowledge makes us Dumber

Or, rather, easier access to information means we get a less balanced world-view, thereby making us less overall informed. The idea is really rather simple: if we see something we disagree with, we are more likely to investigate it. A direct consequence is that we are more likely to find evidence against it. This is […]

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Where in Spacetime is Carmen Sandiego?

For HealthKPI‘s location features I need to deal with large(ish) quantities of spatio-temporal data. Basically, I have a bunch of time series with health data, and each data point has an attached location. Presently, I have around 10000 data points in my manually registered database, and I expect that number to only go up once […]

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Angular and Spring Boot, part 2

I wrote a piece about base project setup to make Angular and Spring Boot play nice together. This piece builds upon that, but can also be read in isolation (except for the section where I make changes to the previous post. The previous post showed how to do basic project setup and to configure Angular […]

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