Men that burn the planet

I came across this post by Christian Stöcker.I am extremely tired by the oil industry. They’re killing us by killing the planet.An industry that bought Tram companies in US cities in order to close…

React blunders: close over objects

To recap the last post - one issue this combination of components faces is that the asynchronous upload method closed over functions which in turn closed over state that gets stale over time.There is…

React blunders: Stale, staler, Function components

Lately I’ve seen a few posts that have critiqued react for being a pretty complex thing. After having worked intensely with react for more than 5 years I would certainly attest to the honeymoon being…

Handling Server-Sent Events with javascript

Now that we’re sending out events, I could point you to the Mozilla pages that explain how the EventSource instance is to be used and call it a day. However, in the year 2023 I don’t find the use of…

Server-Sent Events with dotnet 7

Server-Sent Events (SSE) is an interesting extension of a HTTP response that generalizes rules on how to send responses down an open connection to the client and a javascript API on how to consume…

Towards an arbitrary classification of Wordle outcomes

I like to use certain categories when classifying the outcomes of a round of wordle.Green city in sunlightRequiresA consecutive area of green blocksA single yellow block in the upper areaHere’s an…

Dominoes, combinations, sums and reductions

When in Cuba, and leaving behind iPad and all, I was idling around how many Domino stones there are in a game of Dominoes that goes from 0 to 9.Basically, we have all combinations of numbers 0-9 plus…

I'm an outlier

I’m an outlier -Because I love diversity while the normal reaction to different people seems to be to hate them, to deny them, to make their lifes miserable. I love a punk for being different, I love…

Srinivasa Ramanujan's expansion of Pi

Many years ago I created a small silverlight “applet” that was able to calculate Pi based on some famous expansions. With continued fractions it is also possible to arrive at the value of Pi, but the…