I’ve been running Linux on my work machine (Dell XPS running Linux Mint, let’s get that out of the way) for nearly two years now. There are some super good reasons to run Linux on your work machine specifically if you do computer things, and some very good reasons to do it now especially. Why […]
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[this post was also posted to Medium] Over the last few years, I’ve taken an intentional direction towards working in distributed systems and cloud computing rather than user interface programming — I almost wrote “web” there, but the aforementioned topics are a HUGE part of the web! But especially because my language of choice tends to be […]
I was recently at a conference I really enjoy, but had an interesting interaction that’s generalizable to any event, so here we go! In front of the information table there was this tape reading “DON’T ASK DUMB QUESTIONS” and then below it, “RTFM.” Some friends had just come from a talk they found interesting, about […]
I recently made a zine about serverless compute — the idea started with telling a story that explains the “how” of serverless compute to answer the question: How does your code run in a serverless environment? I started writing out a story, since I use words to express myself a bit more than shapes. And […]
Yesterday, I gave a talk at Monitorama PDX paralleling “CatOps” (cat operations) and serverless devops (or appops, if you prefer). I might write this out a bit longer eventually, but for now, sharing the slides!