Follow-up to “Vodafone #Romania and #GDPR, or how to trick customers to circumvent #GDPR”, first GDPR related fine

Follow-up to the Vodafone case, they got owned. Vodafone was fined because of the dishonest campaign, which tried to circumvent the new GDPR regulations. See the article in romanian: Vodafone ia amendă de la ANSPDCP pentru o campanie de obținere a consimțământului pentru utilizarea datelor cu caracter personal. Basically, several people and news outlets contacted… Read More »

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Learning GO: Concurrently execute expensive validations on several items and return the list of validation errors with #golang

Most of the time software for real use cases from financial industry is just validating inputs. When I say validating inputs I refer to business validation that actually checks against standard formats or generates complex validation against business rule sets. Usually this step is very important because it is the step that gets hammered with… Read More »

Investigate #Oracle #deadlocks

Sometimes we may end up having some application resources competing for the same resource on our Oracle database. This is usually the case when some exclusive resource must be allocated or updated as in the case of database based locking mechanisms. If there are code issues we may end up in a deadlock situation when… Read More »

Measure speed with Paul Garnier #vintage #chronograph

In the old times when smartphones and smart watches we’re not invented yet people had to rely on beautiful machines to aid them in making quick computations that are not ready and natural to do. I am fascinated by watches from the same reason I like modern technology. It enhances humans, making them better, gives… Read More »

AP-AC-Pro with #Unifi as a taxi monitoring tool

It is always fun to find new usage to UBNT devices. I just discovered that my UniFi AP-AC-Pro is a powerful monitoring tool for the Wi-FI enabled taxis. In a city that considers itself as one of the “Silicon Valleys” of Eastern Europe Internet is a must. Obviously in such an environment having a Hot-Spot… Read More »