Last week my country has been hit by the worst floods in it’s history. Tens of thousands of people have lost their homes, and some of them also lost their lives. Similar happened in Bosnia, and some parts of Croatia. Flood is subsiding now, but we need any help we can get. If you don’t live […]
I would like to share with you my impressions about nice piece of software I had chance to use recently. I needed to download some song from YouTube and at first I looked into some browser plugins. None of them worked as I wanted them to. Some of them didn’t work at all.
In my profession it is important to always sharpen your skills. Although I’ve been working with relational databases for more then 10 years now, I decided to take another online course at Stanford University: Introduction to Databases.
It was the time of dial-up modems, when Internet was a privilege of the chosen in my country. I was at University, in the capital city, away from home. I didn’t have a computer there, so I had to use students’ computer center. While I was waiting for my turn I saw a few guys staring into the same screen and debating over some green stuff on it.
Few days ago I upgraded my Ubuntu installation to the new release. The upgrade went really smooth and effortless – it required only 3 or 4 clicks during the install, mainly weather to keep or replace my old configuration files.
I heard praises about Coursera from a friend and a colleague who finished the Stanford’s course Introduction to databases on the same platform. I thought to give it a try and after searching through it’s extensive list of courses, I found one that has drawn my attention. It was Startup Engineering, also from Stanford.
An unknown wise man said that we should “Strive for progress, not perfection”. If I waited until I make this website perfect – I would never publish it. That’s why I’m publishing it today – it is perfect enough.