Apr 072015
 
Let me think about that...

The other day my manager asked me to do a certain analysis for him. And me being a helpful little worker-bee, I set off to do it immediately. After about an hour of some programming and combining spreadsheet, I realized that I was tackling the problem in a less-than-efficient way. When I started, I had […]

Apr 032015
 
Time = money

Time equals money. And there are few places where this becomes as obvious as in London. Every major bank has an office here (many minor ones do as well). Those banks hire lots of people and pay them a very decent salary indeed. In return, all that is asked that some time be spent at […]

Mar 282015
 
Attention

Facebook, the Google products, LinkedIn, candy crush, a myriad of other things on the internet can be used without paying for them. Still, it takes a lot of time, effort and money to program something that makes three similar pieces of candy disappear when they line up. That money has to come from somewhere and […]

Mar 232015
 
Temptation

When I first moved to London I absolutely loved it! Everything was new and there was always something to go see, do, experience! As time wore on, the sense of joy dampened a bit, as I realized that, yes, there is always something to do, but you still have to travel there. And stuff is […]