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This is what Keeps Europe from creating Amazing Startups

Do you know that there are over 742 million people in Europe and only 4 million people in Silicon Valley? How is it then, that, Europe has too little successful startups while Silicon Valley has too many successful startups with amazing innovations? I believe the reason for this difference is…

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4 Checklists to Build A Successful Product

I was recently discussing with a fellow startup founder about what we can do as founders to limit a product failure. That discussion got me thinking about the numerous other points I’ve got and the lessons learned from my own experience or experience feedback from friends & founders. Everyone can build a product, only…

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Install Mono on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently needed to set up a Linux server with Mono to run a .Net application. I gathered all the command lines you need to get started in no time here:

Then go to your .Net project folder and run

You can then simply run your binary in…

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Secure your Gitlab with LetsEncrypt certificates

LetsEncrypt provides a simple & cost effective solution to secure your self hosted Gitlab. Start by cloning the letsencrypt repository and run the script

LetsEncrypt need to make sure you are the owner of your domain via accessing some of your content on your server. GitLab serves it static…

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International DJ Armin Van Buuren shares his thoughts on success

Armin Van Buuren is one of the most successful and amazing DJ that I really love listening his tracks when writing code. I recently came accross his interview on NextShark and his answer to the question “What do you think is the secret to success” was a great one and worth to…

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The Dunning-Kruger effect

I was reading Sacha Greif excellent blog post “I know nothing” and found the diagram below absolutely awesome. I think this is especially true in the information technology field where learning is a neverending process. Technology evolving exponentially with time, the amount of tools, frameworks, languages, libraries & technologies increasing/changing…

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Scalability from the operating system & code perspective

While the overnight success happens for only 0,01% of mobile & web services, as entrepreneurs, we are all secretly expecting and preparing for it. Cloud providers know how to use these success stories to rent hardware for a premium in exchange of lightning fast scalability (read “flexibility”). Indeed, scalability is…

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