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  1. Why you should start a blog

    The other day I asked a friend for their blog URL and they did not have a blog. I was shocked. I thought every intellectual has a blog (or some other outlet) nowadays, but I was wrong. Because having a blog is such an obvious thing.

    Medieval librarian in front of a laptop

    Sometimes blogging feels anachronistic …

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  2. Percolation models

    Percolation, i.e. the study of things similar to liquids dripped onto porous media, is an unnecessary fascinating topic. But you do not need to dive into the mathematics [1] to enjoy this fascination.

    Morever, we find that percolation is a very useful model, and on top of that, it …

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  3. On the 10k hours rule

    In my generation and upbringing in a culture, where end-stage capitalism grass roots propaganda promised you great fortunes if you were only to apply yourself, few things were taken as granted as the ten thousand hours rule: To achieve excellency, you need to spend ten thousand hours with deliberate practice …

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  4. Kubernetes - some practices

    Maybe not best practices. But some practices. Some mentions of the worst practices.

    This is a small collection of things that worked for me, my colleagues and most people I talked to, as well as some things that do not work, at least not beyond a single-dev-play-around-installation or your typical …

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  5. Fitness and timed sets

    When it comes to increasing fitness for everyday tasks, the first things that come to mind are usually classical endurance activities, like low intensity steady state (LISS) cardio or sometimes even high intensity training (HIIT). A dreaded proposition for any lifter that is looking to improve fitness for every day …

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  6. List of books

    Apparently books are something people are interested in and usually when you go online and search for recommendations, you always get the same shit. So here is a list of books remarkable enough for me to make a recommendation against them, for them or how to use them.

    I will …

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