The Goose that laid the Golden Eggs

I fucking hate the tech industry: a short story

There was once a Countryman who possessed the most wonderful Goose you can imagine, for every day when he visited the nest, the Goose had laid a beautiful, glittering, golden egg. I started working when I was 18. But unlike most people, it wasn’t going to be stocking shelves at the local supermarket. Instead, after my final exams of high school and battling with depression for a year, I decided, drunk on arrogance and self-hatred, that I could land a job at a local startup company....

November 29, 2022 · 8 min


There’s soo much to love ❤️

so i’ve had the chance to try out some Rust programming for a project i’m working on. first of all: it comes as no surprise that Rust is one of the most loved languages in most polls i come across. it’s awesome and i love it. i’ve never been sceptical of Rust, so it’s hardly been a conversion for me, but i’ve found low-level languages quite hard to understand. besides most language’s inaccessibility towards beginners or self-taught developers, most languages also have (relatively) poor communities & packages compared to more modern interpreted languages imo, but i’d digress....

August 23, 2022 · 4 min


You taught me to think twice

Under the rhythm of the muffled feet shuffling & the creaking of the hardwood floor I walked over to the chair next to you. Bar chairs back then required me to climb, but somehow we met eye to eye once I was seated. You talked in a nice tone and wanted to tell me about yourself. You were a soul fluent in life, yet with brittle flesh. You told me all about how your life went and how it made you wind up in this bar....

January 7, 2022 · 2 min

Making "Duifje", my helpful friend for sharing fun things

Or automating publishing content

In this article I quickly go through some of the ideas, code and implementation of this little project to maybe inspire you to do something similar with your Notion setup. Where it all started I tend to write from time to time and a thing I really hate about having a website or a place to post my thoughts is the UI or the workflow I have to go through in order to post something....

November 5, 2021 · 6 min