Rant on the importance of education

15 May 2017 You probably talk through this as well when you are together with your family / friends / foes: The state of the world and what to do about it. More often than not, we must recognize that taking education a lot more serious than we do now would help us...

WLS at home writeup

08 Mar 2017 This is mainly a writeup for myself, so don’t worry if you feel like context is missing. There will also be new entries coming up over here bash runs fine in conemu in current versions. change home to the same home as windows sudo vim /etc/passwd - change entry of...

Simplify the bitemporal Neo4J query with a user-defined function

30 Jan 2017 2D Historization series 2D or bitemporal Historization: A primer 2D-Historization in a graph database Simplify the bitemporal Neo4J query with a user-defined function In the previous post we have seen how we can translate the logic of correctly describing the historical events from the first post into a Cypher query....

2D-Historization in a graph database

27 Jan 2017 2D Historization series 2D or bitemporal Historization: A primer 2D-Historization in a graph database Simplify the bitemporal Neo4J query with a user-defined function Note: This text assumes that you know a little bit about graph databases and Neo4J in particular. If you don’t know Neo4J, please have a read at...

An outsider's guide to gerrymandering

18 Jan 2017 (partisan) gerrymandering manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favour one party or class. In case you’ve been wondering why a German starts trying to understand US politics: It’s a long story. Suffice to say that at this point I am not enjoying the current political situation...