Memento: After My Bicycle Crash

On a bicycle ride last Saturday morning, I was T-boned by a Toyota minivan. Before the crash, I had been in a pretty good shape. I was averaging 180W. The temperature is comfortable. The sun is warm. Suddenly a minivan coming out from the village entrance crashed into me. I landed on my butt after a half-meter flight. Both of my legs were bruised.

Read More

How do we apply a sensible microservice architecture to GOGOVAN

Recently, we have a lot of discussions around microservice . At GOGOVAN, with a relatively small engineering team, how exactly do we apply the microservice pattern? In this article, we will share some of our experience and explore the logic behind our current approach. We will also share bits and pieces on how we solve our customers’ and teammates’ problems using the microservice pattern.

Read More

The nature of money

In this world of turmoil and uncertainty, with a fervent and fruitful discussion with my colleagues who are super into cryptocurrency, I finally make sense of something fundamental in human society. What is money and some fundamentals of economics.

Read More