05 Jun 2018
My favorite type of webapp is a static one.
Here are a few reasons:
- Your costs are your domain name + file-hosting, and maybe a CDN (which for most sites amounts to pennies a month),
- Your site up-time is hard to beat,
- and ultimately, your analytics is easy.
“How easy, Max?”
Very easy, I’ll show you how!
04 May 2018
A close friend of mine who has no background in software engineering recently asked me a series of rapid-fire questions about how to get a foothold in a software engineering career.
Here’s their questions and my answers:
12 Mar 2018
Like last time, some more sketches of my weightlifting teammates:
11 Feb 2018
I am loving the iPad Pro + ProCreate app.
Here are some of my gym mates:
22 Jan 2018
Reproducibility. Much of humanity’s problems with software comes down to reproducibility.
For example, let’s say a customer of yours encounters a bug when using your software. In order to fix the bug you’ll need to identify how to reproduce it so you can verify that a fix you come up with makes the bug no longer reproducible. That is inherently what solving a bug means!
16 Jan 2018
Exciting times on the Internet–costs of hosting are as low as every yet people find ways to spend more money than ever on hosting.
I myself host maxmautner.com on AWS with a simple combination of their services for <$0.10/month.
Here’s how it works:
17 Dec 2017
In order to reflect on the value of content (audio, video, images, text), we’ll take a short tutorial in how to estimate the value of a business.
Too impatient? Jump to estimating the value of content.
The Value of a Business
The concept of “net-present value” is at the center of global finance.
Imagine that you have a business that makes these revenues over 4 years:
||Years in Business
Why no more revenues in 2020? Let’s say we go out of business in the 4th year :)
All businesses’ revenues eventually go to zero as markets trend towards perfect competition over time.
If I asked you how much our company is worth you might say “this is easy:
$100 + $200 + $100 = $400–our business should be worth $400!”
It’s not that simple :)