AWS costs (in Rands) every programmer should know

I saw this article on AWS costs and wanted to convert it to rands from dollars… Taking R:$ as 15 Component $/month R/Month 1 modern vCPU (4 AWS ECUs) 43 645 With 1 year convertible reservation 43 645 With 3 years convertible reservation 30 450 With spot pricing (estimated) 30 450 1 GB RAM 10 […]


Software Engineering Insights From 10 Years At Google – Addy Osmani taken down

This is the post that has subsequently been removed by Addy – probably due to Google’s notorious legal contract to prevent exposing anything about working for company. Start Becoming a good engineer is about collecting experience. Each project, even small ones, is a chance to add new techniques and tools to your toolbox. Where this […]


An Overview of Doping in Road Cycling and Good Books to Read

A topic I have become more interested in over the years is Road Cycling and doping. As you watch videos on youtube and road cycling events it becomes clear that some if not most astounding outcomes were a result of external biological enhancements from drugs. Of course – the nature of the topic – is […]