Tag: value

Jun

Considerations for storing Excel cell value in code

You may hate Excel, but you may find a discussion of how Excel stores cell values interesting. So I have a spreadsheet library. The biggest concern at the initial stage was how to store all the spreadsheet data efficiently. I hear people talking about millions of cells, so I’m scared. If my program stores a […]

Dec

People buy what they value

“I don’t have money leh. After 15th?” “Ok.” 2 freaking dollars. They don’t have 2 freaking dollars. Side note: The “leh” is an affectation of Singaporean English speech. It’s appended to most sentences as a sort of finishing element. By itself, it doesn’t mean anything. Collecting money can be tough I was tasked to collect […]

Apr

Entrepreneurs and polymaths

Entrepreneurs and polymaths have something in common. Entrepreneurs need to be knowledgeable in many areas, though mostly in the management of business, and mostly being knowledgeable enough is enough (delegation then comes into the picture). Polymaths are knowledgeable in many areas, though the reasons for it may be different. I pin the common reason as […]