Another GUI, another blog


First off, Happy New Year from me in France! I’m out in Les Arcs, skiing for the week (best way to start the year back at work if you ask me!!).

So, in my round up of 2016, I promised you a look at a blog written by one of the guys on my team at Atheon. Vinit has written in his blog about another GUI which can interface with Exasol. An alternative to Exaplus if you will. And, best of all it comes with intellisense! I’ll let Vinit tell you the rest over at his blog optimumretrieval.



Learn just about anything…for free!


I first saw this link on facebook on the I fucking love science page the other day.

“The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.”
Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering (

MIT made all of their course content and recommended reading available online for free!

This could open up doors to learning, and potential new career paths, for so many people priced out of a university education. For me it serves as a great opportunity to explore areas of learning that were simply not available when I was at university.

The link for MIT’s free course content is

MIT are looking for donations on their site to fund the OpenCourseWare project, with donations currently being matched by MathWorks.