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How to tag data in Redis

· 5 min read

Redis is a wonderful piece of technology. An in-memory, super-fast key-value database, which if you do not already know that it exists, you have been living under a rock.

The cool thing about Redis, is that it supports more data types than simply storing string key-value pairs, and that’s when the fun begins. One of those data types, which will help us with our tagging exercise, is Sets.

Fight or flight? Breathe instead

· 10 min read

We’ve all been there. Feeling the frustration, the unfairness, and the negativity consuming us while everything is getting out of our control.

Emotions take over your brain and you are suddenly overwhelmed by your own feelings, leaving no room for rational thinking. That’s when your flight or fight response kicks in.

Thanks to amygdala hijacking, rational thinking becomes very difficult, and smashing a chair on someone’s face or storming out of a meeting room becomes very tempting. But please, do not do it, and instead, take a DEEP breath in order to make the first step into regaining consciousness.

Remote work tips - How NOT to snap

· 3 min read

Lot of these articles going around these days due to COVID-19, but I felt like giving my two cents since I’ve been a freelancer in the past, mostly working from home, so I know how it feels like.

Despite what everyone thinks about the awesomeness of working from the comfort of your couch, it’s definitely not easy. Αfter a while, no matter how many tips you are going to read, it’s up to you to try and achieve mental toughness.


· One min read

We are facing an unprecedented situation in human history. The COVID-19 virus has affected everyones life and is testing us in ways that we have not been tested before. It has been brutally attacking our health and our economies and imprisoned us in our own homes for our own safety but we need to be patient and go through this together.

Stay safe, be kind to each other and help those that need it.