Dates, Datetimes & Timestamps.

Software needs a way to represent a point in time, a 'timestamp', and the difference between two points in time. TimeStamps: What are the problems to be solved?Absolute Time: UTC Time Zones: Time is RelativeDate/Time from which Perspective?Extra Data: Local TimeOriginal Event Time: Key To Reporting.Local Time Calculation & Complications.Timezone SolutionsDateTime Properties & UsageImplementationGeneralPythonKotlinConclusion: Combining… Continue reading Dates, Datetimes & Timestamps.

Kotlin Multi-Platform Vs Cross-Platform (Flutter)

What is the difference?Definition: Multi-PlatformDefinition: Cross-PlatformStrengths and WeaknessesSuperficiallyUnder the CoverKoltin Mulit-Plaform vs Multiple PlatformsMulti-Platform as the foundation of cross platformCombination: Multi AND Cross Platform What is the difference? There is no universal definition of these two terms, so definitions to be used here must be identified. In a way, I am using the 'google definitions',… Continue reading Kotlin Multi-Platform Vs Cross-Platform (Flutter)

CovidSafe: An Independant Privacy Review

CovidSafe(Australia), TraceTogether(Singapore) and many other Bluetooth contact trace apps are based on the same core idea components. This post looks at the privacy risks created by the Australian CovidSafe app, and whether those privacy risks are necessary to deliver the functionality. Is there a 'big brother' mentality driving the collection of data and creating privacy… Continue reading CovidSafe: An Independant Privacy Review