The Node

Thoughts of a bytelander

18 Aug 2020

Hyper and In-Memory Databases

Why are in-memory databases not more popular ?
18 Apr 2020

Coronavirus and Europe - Storm Beneath the Calm

A calm Europe chugging along with negative interest rates and signficant debt got hit by coronavirus. What happens next ?
04 Dec 2017

Credit reports and security in the offline world

Credit reports contain confidential personal information. I just got my hands on a random person's credit report --- turns out credit reports are sent on ordinary post ! So much for security.
05 Sep 2017

Analyzing the 2016 elections

The polls got the election results horribly wrong. The data shows that it could have been a lot worse with ranked-choice voting.