We are NOT Google, Twitter, or Facebook's customers. We are a commodity that they sell to their customers. The applications are nothing but a way to collect the data they sell to their customers. 1/
This is an aces post by @keavy on what it is like to work as a very senior engineer -- not "tech lead" -- in a sizable org once you have earned up respect and autonomy. keavy.com/work/thriving-… Should be part of what every engineer reads when considering potential career paths.
Frontend engineers who also manage infra should be called <div>ops
The rental economy is officially everywhere and for everyone. There are Airbnb-style marketplaces for cars, garage storage, and private jets. You can even rent someone’s bed for a midday nap or take a dip in someone’s pool wired.trib.al/XnMBJxu
Hint: "monolith vs microservices" is probably the wrong question. Consider instead: - team cognitive load - fast flow - supportability - operability - lifetime service viability - ... twitter.com/kelseyhightowe…
Inside Starship cargo bay. Header tanks mounted in tip of nosecone to offset engine weight at rear. pic.twitter.com/EJSwqMCooA
Capitalism has steamrolled this planet and its organisms, gouging out mountains, overexploiting fish stocks, and burning fossil fuels. Since 1988, 100 corporations have been responsible for 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. wired.trib.al/fa5v5Ma
@Active_Amputee Alles Gute Björn! Lass Dich ordentlich feiern und genieße Deinen Ehrentag! 🎂
When you finish a PhD in computer science, they take you to a special room and explain that you must never use recursion in real life. Its only purpose is to make programming hard for undergrads. twitter.com/shanselman/sta…
Five Truths about Trade-offs 1. Trade-offs occur at all levels of systems. Trade-offs occur in every layer of decisions making, from international and national policy-making to front-line staff. They occur over years and seconds. They are often invisible from afar.
Configuration testing is quite underrated in an industry where the majority of work is becoming configuration.
One year and one month apart pic.twitter.com/f2URDOVFm2
The UK used to have more electric vehicles than anywhere else in the world: A fleet delivering local, organic produce on a next-day/subscription model, with payment after delivery, zero single-use plastics, and daily recycling pickups. pic.twitter.com/4BsxefcEvH
Kubernetes could benefit from a "Rails" moment. ie Embracing convention over configuration. The real power of Kubernetes won't be revealed through complex configuration, rather it will be revealed by how simply you can get stuff done.
Is a service mesh essentially aspect-oriented programming for distributed systems?
"Building more roads to prevent congestion is like a fat man loosening his belt to prevent obesity" ~Lewis Mumford (1955) pic.twitter.com/g1AdHSZ3r4
Most roadmaps are setting up their product teams to fail. That's because, even today, most roadmaps still follow the dreaded *timeline roadmap* format 😱 And here's why that sucks. THREAD 👇
I argue in the @Telegraph that Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament violates both basic constitutional principles and fundamental tenets of conservatism. Key points for those of you frustrated by the paywall: THREAD (1/12) telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019…
PM is an awesome job: make big decisions about the product, often be the face of it in presentations/meetings, etc. I haven't been one for years now and have since led almost every other function, so I feel like I can share a different perspective freely... PM is the worst job:
On this day in 1995: Windows 95 launched “Start Me Up” was its anthem: pic.twitter.com/lyCt8b2hkk
Hoare Property: h/t @mtnygard “There are two ways to write code: write code so simple there are obviously no bugs in it, or write code so complex that there are no obvious bugs in it.”
Ik wil meer van deze timelapses. Ze geven iets weer van de rotatiesnelheid en de schaal van deze planeet. Aryeh Nirenberg schoot deze timelapse in 2017, met een equatorial tracking mount gericht op de melkweg. 1100 foto's met een 12-seconde interval, en wat software. pic.twitter.com/dzrIuA35VM
- As Kubernetes surged in popularity in 2017, it created a vibrant ecosystem
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