Month: January 2015

  • Life decision making process with acceptable worst case and unlimited upside

    Barbell strategy decision making heuristic When making an important, potentially life changing choice where some of the options may be irreversible, it is important to thoroughly analyze the different options before choosing one. But it is impossible to weigh options against each other if you don’t have objective criteria against which they can be measured. […]

  • A more fluid way to model reality into data models

    How the ambiguous nature of reality makes it difficult to model in a database application I was reading the book “Data and Reality” (highly recommended) about how to model reality in a database application. In its first chapter, the book talks about the difficulty in doing so because of the inherent ambiguity of reality. However, […]