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My musings on anything from leadership to technology to entrepreneurship and back.

Apr 1, 2023

The Role of 'Thanks' When Praising

There's a subtle difference between praising someone and saying 'thanks!'. Let's explore why it is better to say 'thanks' - usually.

Mar 23, 2023

What is the Fastest Way to Write to Sqlite from Java in 2023?

Sqlite is likely to the most widely used database system in the world. A lot of myths exist around inserting data quickly. Most of the performance recommendations seem to be outdated. Time to run some benchmarks on a recent version of sqlite!

Mar 20, 2023

Random Acts of Praise

There's some secret sauce that is used by the best leaders. One of the secrets is to praise where praise is due.