1. 2017
25.11

## The Argument From Fine-Tuning

William Lane Craig often presents the fine-tuning argument. The values of the fundamental constants are fine-tuned because if they would differ just by a tiny fraction, life would not exist.

The argument in detail:

1. If the fundamental constants...
2. 2016
07.12

## Problem Graphs

A problem graph is a directed, irreflexive graph that is used to model the relationships between problems and their solutions.

This is a relatively simple example:

What this graph models is basically that the problem Spamming can be prevented by...

3. 2015
03.08

## Ruby Web Development Tips

A bunch of tips related to web development with ruby. Not all of them are ruby-specific though.

Productivity: Keyboard

Disable your caps-lock key and tweak your keyboard activation-delay and key-repeat-delay. I use really low values for the delays...

4. 2015
12.03

## MiniTest vs RSpec

I have used both, and these are my arguments for and against each of them:

## MiniTest

A good thing about MiniTest is, that it is relatively simple and that it is just plain ruby, so no big amount of magic. Some of the drawbacks are these:

• you always...
5. 2015
01.03

## Knowledge, Theism and Atheism

Before i start lets establish some terms:

Our worldview consists of beliefs (“The world is round”) and judgements (“Stealing is bad”).

Our beliefs are statements about the world:

• The world is round
• Gravity exists
• I am a human being

The neutral...

6. 2014
12.11

## Performance Benchmarks Of Application-Servers

I think that many of the performance benchmarks of ruby application servers (AS) give the wrong impression. I will show here why.

The performance of the ruby application servers (AS) is usually characterized by requests per second (RPS). But this...

7. 2014
02.05

Here I explain how i set up monitoring for my rails application using ActiveSupport::Notifications and ElasticSearch.