• Making Sense of Stream Processing

    Martin Kleppmann posted an article on his blog sometime ago about Stream processing, Event sourcing, Reactive, CEP. In it he gives an intro into stream processing and demystifies some of the terminology/buzzwords you may have heard before. People in different fields use different vocabulary to refer to the same

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  • Elixir

    Lately I've been playing around with a progranming language called Elixir. It is a functional language built on top of Erlang and has a Ruby like syntax. I've been really surprised at how easy it's been to get into. The longer I'm a programmer the more I like functional languages

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  • Podcasts I Enjoy

    Being a software engineer, my job isn't one where I can easily listen to podcasts and work. I find it too hard to focus. However, I've recently been listening to them more on my short commute and when I have a few minutes here and there. Here are the ones

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  • The Secret by Ken Blanchard

    I recently read the book The Secret by Ken Blanchard. It’s a book about leadership and it gives five principles to lead by in the form of an acronym: S.E.R.V.E. The premise is that if you are a leader that serves his or her team

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  • The Martian

    Today I finished reading the book The Martian by Andy Weir. It was a phenomenal read and I highly recommend it. The story centers around Mark Watney, an astronaut left behind on Mars by his five crew mates due to a freak accident. This book kept my attention with every

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