Author Archives: James Lin

Laravel for Django developers, part 3

During the last day of Christmas break I’ve spent a few hours trying to pick up Laravel again, from the beginning. I remember I blogged about Laravel back in 2016 (time flies!), and reading them again, I am surprised that what I thought back in 2016 still applies today. Today I am going to talk… Read More »

Feeling of the day…

The Master replied: “You perceive this immense structure and are disturbed that it has no rational purpose. Can you not take amusement from its endless gyrations? Do you not enjoy the untroubled ease of programming beneath its sheltering branches? Why are you bothered by its uselessness?”

What I think Yellow NZ can do – Part 1

Everyone knows Yellow NZ has a sunset product – directories. We also know that Yellow NZ has a lot of connections with SMEs. It can utilise this advantage to venture into areas that actually help these SMEs to do their business, such as providing a platform for ecommerce, booking, trading etc etc, which ultimately creates… Read More »

Idiot thought of time and 4th dimension

I was waiting for my train and I went into deep thoughts, I started to think about 3 and 4 dimensions, like I posted earlier, if you live in 4th dimension, looking at 3 dimensional world is like playing a video of 3D objects, and the “playing a video” is what we perceive as time.… Read More »

Orcon connection issue…

The graph below is the connection graph on Orcon VDSL, see the arrow pointed regular connection drops, it is particularly obvious during online gaming. The graph below is the connection graph tethered on my phone on 3G Mobile Data, comparing to above, a lot less connection drops.