2019-04-08: No one likes the front row.

2019-04-08: There’s sun here!

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2019-04-06: Learning to write is going really well.

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2019-04-05: The Instagram AI thinks I’m a lot cooler than I am.

2019-04-05: This is a very large moth. The lady said it only lives for four or five days. Nature is weird.

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2019-04-04: This is some real @L2_Digital shit, right here, boss: aging miliniums with the digital CX in …

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2019-04-04: Standard Norse lunch, right?

2019-04-04: No need to bow, I’m just waiting for my Uber. (But, thank you.)

2019-04-02: Sometimes you book a place, and weeks earlier, in your hast to just get along with life and out of …

2019-04-01: Spring in Amsterdam.

2019-04-01: Typewriter menu.

2019-04-01: Cormac zoomed in on the best part of this wall of flyers.

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2019-03-28: As my old pal Jay Valanju used to say: “this is what the Internet can do for us.”

2019-03-28: The Michael Coté Production Function.

2019-03-28: I mean. Yeah. Rock it, hombre.

2019-03-27: “Stockholm’s cold but I’ve been told, I was born to endure this kind of weather.”

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2019-03-26: I would not want to have a beer with whoever Instagram thinks I am.

2019-03-26: IoT…uh…like…thanks for the heads up?

2019-03-26: Hot food!

2019-03-26: Plans for cloud up here in Sweden.

2019-03-26: All the great developer words and phrases.

2019-03-26: Order of operations.

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2019-03-23: I’m really hoping this is some absurdist art that’s on some next level shit. (You go to that Amazon …

2019-03-23: New Power Ranger design.

2019-03-22: The smells, tho.

2019-03-22: They really dressed the part, there.

2019-03-22: When breakfast is determined by what does not fit into your kid’s lunchbox.

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2019-03-19: Please, try my product.

2019-03-18: Living my best life.

2019-03-17: 10oz steak in London. Tastes like home.

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2019-03-15: 🎙️NGINX & F5, Elastic & Amazon This week’s Software Defined Talk podcast episode: NGINX gets bought, AWS and Elasticsearch …

2019-03-15: One of the stranger hotel rooms I’ve been in: two stories! Nice, though.

2019-03-15: 🗂 The Gig Economy is Actually Pretty Tiny - Nextgov According to the data, in May 2017, just 1 percent of workers were “gig economy workers whose tasks …

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2019-03-14: Ain’t fixin’ fuck with no MINOR film on this shit.

2019-03-14: Fuckin’ shit up, per usual.

2019-03-14: Up to no good.

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2019-03-14: I REGERTS NOTHING!

2019-03-14: Just keep moving and don’t look the cabinet of hands in the eyes.

2019-03-14: PayPal's IT catalog in 2014 The new structure would include nine hundred applications, thirty thousand end-user devices, …

2019-03-13: Just over here buying some hand sanitizer, a bikini top, scissors, & dried sausage. What the …

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2019-03-12: 🗂 Money Stuff: $10,000 for reading the fine print The conventional approach to form contracts is (1) no one reads them but (2) the company pretends …

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2019-03-11: 🗂 Why the eight-hour workday doesn't work The ideal work-to-break ratio was 52 minutes of work, followed by 17 minutes of rest. …

2019-03-10: I asked for “extra jalapeños.” But, you know, for the Netherlands: good team effort, y’all!

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2019-03-10: Finally, a hotel where you can open the windows all the way. Like ALL the way.

2019-03-09: I got a selfie-stick. But it’s totally, actually, a tripod. Yup.

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2019-03-07: I found them tacos.

2019-03-07: 🗂 The CIO's role in M www.ciodive.com/news/the-…

2019-03-06: 🗂 Pie-charts and proactive app introductions Send in a mole: “Find one really smart engineering type in your IT organization and put them on a …

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2019-03-04: 🗂 What happened to OpenStack? So, you see, creating a viable, open source, hyperscale cloud software solution was against the …

2019-03-04: 🗂 The New Bellwether For Enterprise IT IBM used to be the bellwether, then it was HPE for a while when it was just called Hewlett Packard, …

2019-03-04: 🗂 Coaching CD change leaders Burke identified a few key architects who believed in the automated continuous delivery model and …

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2019-03-02: This is mushroom zoo soup. It is very good.

2019-03-02: A story of a boy turning into a bug. It never occurred to me, but this is a perfect book for my son.

2019-03-02: For a long time, I was a pack-rat.

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2019-03-01: 🗂 Agile Q Seems like a budget luxury, but sure: In fact you have more time to focus on developing your team …

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2019-02-28: Gotta catch ‘em all.

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2019-02-28: 🗂 VMware’s ongoing reinvention Post server virtualization at VMware. www.networkworld.com/article/3…

2019-02-28: 🗂 Geico Walks with Watson on AI Journey Replacing human agents with AI, matching it to the right sales workflow: “So we watched how this …

2019-02-28: 🗂 VMware offers pure open-source Kubernetes, no chaser Following the usual, clear portfolio for open source infrastructure. www.zdnet.com/article/v…

2019-02-27: 🗂 Duke Energy leases Tompkins Hall in Charlotte Meant to be more funky and collaborative than typical uptown office space, about 400 Duke Energy …

2019-02-26: Yeah, sure. I’ll try some.

2019-02-26: My book is out: Monolithic Transformation My book is finally out, a short 99 page write-up of tactics large organizations use to get better at …

2019-02-26: 🗂 Execs think more optimistically about app dev practices than reality The same HBR survey found that 61 percent expect software release cycles to be three months or …

2019-02-26: 🗂 How Vans Keeps Its Cool The company hopes that Vans will reach $5 billion in sales by 2023 — and it’s on track, …

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2019-02-24: Happy Sunday, ‪@mrchippy!

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2019-02-24: Gizur looked at him and spoke: ‘Well, is Gunnar at home?’ Thorgrim answered, ‘Find that out for …

2019-02-24: Inside the hall, Gunnar woke up and said, ‘You’ve been cruelly used, my foster-child Sam, and it is …

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2019-02-24: Red Tide in Reykjavik.

2019-02-24: They even have New England food here!

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2019-02-24: I bet these sell real well.

2019-02-23: If you don’t finish your cod, you have to watch The Green Door.

2019-02-23: A selection of books before some good fish soup. Really good soup.

2019-02-23: Those fish sticks aren’t gonna just jump up on this boat themselves. So y’all should get to work. …

2019-02-23: I should be writing things down more. Zero is definitely not enough.

2019-02-23: Really, you only need one set of clothes. Maybe two for variety.

2019-02-23: Sitting in a tour bus all day is strangely tiring.

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2019-02-21: My little booklet on fixing up your organization to do better software is out. Get a PDF free! …

2019-02-21: 🗂 bol.com CIO interview The strength of our IT department is that IT is fully integrated in our organization. About 400 IT …

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2019-02-20: 🗂 Karl Lagerfeld dead “There is no secret to life,” Lagerfeld said. “The only secret is work. Get your act together, and …

2019-02-20: Mais oui.

2019-02-20: #nailedit

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2019-02-19: Local concerns.

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2019-02-17: This is a lot to take in as you’re peeing.

2019-02-17: “But everywhere that I go, I got people I know”

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2019-02-16: Now me and @paulczar finally have something to talk about: how to properly cook horse.

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2019-02-15: Cormac is 9 today!

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2019-02-14: Remind me to tell you my thoughts and theories on corn tortillas (esp. for breakfast tacos) one day.

2019-02-14: Frozen banana.

2019-02-14: This is a great view…oh…wut?

2019-02-13: 🗂 Video: To make 1997’s Blade Runner, Westwood first had to create the universe The genre reached its peak in the early to mid 1990s, with some of the best-remembered LucasArts …

2019-02-13: 🗂 The new CEO of Google Cloud explains the updated master plan for taking on Amazon Web Services “We’re going to specialize our sales team to talk to specific industries in the …

2019-02-13: Someone was like, “betcha $20 you can’t get that Texan to come here.”

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2019-02-12: This begs the question: what are the irregular ones like?

2019-02-12: Keepin’ ‪it @bob_brindley ‬in Saint Louis.

2019-02-12: Times like this, I remember my motto: a taco is still a taco.

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2019-02-11: There’s a tiny museum in Schiphol.

2019-02-11: Nice!

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2019-02-09: 🗂 Digital Transformation, IT, and the Rest of the Company - The New Stack thenewstack.io/digital-t…

2019-02-09: Just tryin keep it Tejas over hur, y’all.

2019-02-09: Your words, not mine!!

2019-02-08: /cc: @mrchippy.

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2019-02-06: 🗂 Imposter Syndrome and Finding Your Flow I have wasted so much time and energy stalling on a task because I was questioning myself [wasting] …

2019-02-04: I think it could last well into their 50s, actually.

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2019-02-02: Same.

2019-02-01: One More.

2019-02-01: This one goes out to @sarahlgpatterson.

2019-02-01: 🗂 Kubernetes Culture Change Thus we’ve seen a bunch of Kubernetes services spring up, run by the same people who brought …

2019-02-01: Duke Energy’s innovation lab booklet.

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2019-01-31: My mother was very excited about the three pennies she found yesterday.

2019-01-31: As you know, I enjoy a side of tacos with my salsa.

2019-01-30: Beef rib to the floor, tho!

2019-01-30: Oh, you think the salsa is your ally, you merely adopted eating salsa. I was born in it, molded by …

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2019-01-29: 🗂 Software Chasms with Martin Casado The unending chasm describes a mode in which an infrastructure company must function as both a …

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2019-01-28: Now that’s an afternoon conference snack.

2019-01-28: Tacos and dirty water for breakfast. WHAT A COUNTRY!

2019-01-28: Pokémon time.

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2019-01-27: This is some straight up, unsweetened ice tea that tastes terrible. God, how I love it! Imma swim in …

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2019-01-27: I like this broken plate is a cool thing to frame deal, here.

2019-01-27: 🗂 Speak up more If you’re authentic and fully invested in making an impact while enhancing the experience of those …

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2019-01-26: 🗂 Evidence-Based Management Guide It’s all about that Unrealized Value. www.infoq.com/articles/…

2019-01-26: 🗂 “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” my company is based in Oakland. This is like being based in San Francisco, but with fewer …

2019-01-26: 🗂 The Art of Booth This may seem like overthinking, but the money, time, and opportunity cost that a booth represents …

2019-01-26: 🗂 The digital winter turns apocalyptic News isn’t a growth business, but a business nonetheless. …

2019-01-25: 🗂 Kafka at Audi, IoT When Audi wanted to build a system to manage the on-board telematics data in its vehicles, it turned …

2019-01-25: 🗂 Focusing on Business Outcomes at Barclays: Overcoming the "Urgency Paradox" Spreading lean software in an enterprise: Get stakeholders to think in terms of the end-to-end …

2019-01-25: 🗂 Oracle's priorities for 2019? Repeat this handy mantra: Applications! Automation! Integration! Big Red, which has been struggling to gain foothold in the cloud market, is looking to make …

2019-01-24: Robot dogs!

2019-01-24: 🗂 Microsoft signs cloud deal with Albertsons Cleaning up that grocery store game. www.cnbc.com/2019/01/2…

2019-01-24: In case you didn’t get enough of that hotel room coffee. (And to think that the Portuguese barista …

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2019-01-23: ‪I got to present with my old pal ‪@mattwbaker ‬today!

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2019-01-23: 🗂 Achieving Multi-Cloud Flexibility Matt Baker’s concise history and path to the “multi-cloud” thought-technology: “The definition and …

2019-01-23: 🗂 Switching Costs and Lock-In “Lock-in” is about switching costs (a Simon Phipps put it long ago, “the freedom to leave”) and can …

2019-01-23: 🗂 I went to a Skookum Tech Talk and learned how Duke Energy is staying on top of all things tech – and what that means for your energy services Doing software better at the south east’s largest power company. …

2019-01-23: 🗂 What startups should know about ITIL® ITIL came from a very different IT setup compared to that of today’s startups. IT had a supporting, …

2019-01-23: 🗂 Why Do We Need Architectural Diagrams? In practice, most stakeholders are not interested in detailed diagrams, but rather in one or two …

2019-01-23: 🗂 When is it Time to Say Goodbye to Accenture, Deloitte, IBM or KPMG? Short plan for getting rid of outsources. upperedge.com/system-in…

2019-01-23: Canals owning the birds.

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2019-01-23: 🗂 Multiple personality enterprise data There is also the cost of different people thinking about data differently because they are working …

2019-01-22: Bounce them meeting invites, y’all, cause I’m fixin’ get serious lit, Heinz stee!

2019-01-21: 🗂 'The goal is to automate us': welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism Better predicting, targeting, and driving people to buy shit: While the general modus operandi of …

2019-01-21: 🗂 The U.S. Department of Defense on How To Detect ‘Agile BS’ Tips on finding good agile teams in large organizations: Are teams delivering working software to …

2019-01-21: 🗂 Insiders say that Google's new cloud boss is likely to make some very large acquisitions Financial analysis of in wild with bizarre predictions. It’s hard to see synergies worth paying for …

2019-01-21: 🗂 The short history of global living conditions and why it matters that we know it Things are getting much better. ourworldindata.org/a-history…

2019-01-20: Deal with it.

2019-01-19: I don’t know what this is, but whatever is going on here, they got this shit on lock-down.

2019-01-19: …and then I says, I says, “Cormac, did you know I was a programmer for 10 years? Maybe I can …

2019-01-19: 🗂 Keeping the Lines Open Tools and practices for remote agile stuff. builttoadapt.io/tk-65faab…

2019-01-19: 🗂 Q When we create, we put forward a case for how we should interact with tech in future, and by …

2019-01-19: 🗂 Open Source, Enterprise Software, and Free Lumber Please believe me when I say that I totally agree with Holger’s assertion that this process produces …

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2019-01-17: 🗂 Some high-profile wins at Microsoft of late, in retail The customer win is another example of retailers choosing cloud vendors that are not Amazon. …

2019-01-17: 🗂 Knative Update Shows It’s Serious About Serverless www.sdxcentral.com/articles/…

2019-01-16: 🗂 AWS For Everyone: New clues emerge about Amazon's secretive low-code/no-code project Earlier reports indicated that AWS has for some time been working on a cloud service that would …

2019-01-15: 🗂 Production Guideline Checklists of things to check before deploying. …

2019-01-15: 🗂 PKS - a Painkiller for Kubernetes The list of pains: One cluster is not enough Developers want clusters close to them, for low latency …

2019-01-15: 🗂 Why Is Storage On Kubernetes Is So Hard? Storage! softwareengineeringdaily.com/2019/01/1…

2019-01-15: 🗂 AWS, MongoDB, and the Economic Realities of Open Source This leaves MongoDB Inc. not unlike the record companies after the advent of downloads: what they …

2019-01-14: 🗂 ‘Inbox infinity’: is ignoring all your emails the secret to a happy 2019? Rather than trying to deal with every single email, let them pile up, and allow the digital tide to …

2019-01-14: 🗂 Only the good meetings Finding a cadence upon which to work as an engineer can be difficult. As engineers are generally …

2019-01-14: 🗂 Fiction vs. Nonfiction The only difference is that with nonfiction, every fact in the book must refer to a document or a …

2019-01-13: Amsterdamer problems.

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2019-01-12: 🗂 Why so many people who need the government hate it I’ve come to the conclusion that relationships are more important. And I think organizations need …

2019-01-12: 🗂 The Rise and Demise of RSS Unfortunately, syndication on the modern web still only happens through one of a very small number …

2019-01-12: 🗂 Culture We need to work with each other. To do that, we need to trust each other. The Air Force needs to …

2019-01-11: 🗂 Kromhout Kubernetes Tour Why you’d use it, what it does, the parts, and the additional stuff you’ll need. …

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2019-01-10: Get in there and figure your shit out, champ. Then come give these God damned slides.

2019-01-10: 🗂 Steeltoe: Modernize .Net Apps for a Microservices Architecture Microservices for .Net. thenewstack.io/steeltoe-…

2019-01-09: Le cloud.

2019-01-09: Typical Parisian street style.

2019-01-09: I don’t know what this was, but I ate it.

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2019-01-09: 🗂 Simplifying kubernetes use As a scheduler of containers, Kubernetes does a pretty good job. If you keep it focused on that key …

2019-01-08: 🗂 Contemporary Views on Serverless and Implications It either means not having to worry about managing your middleware stack and/or a trigger-driven …

2019-01-08: 🗂 community, you keep using that word Selling something for more than the cost is the only business model ever. Everything else is …

2019-01-08: 🗂 Is this the future of retail? We checked out the new high-tech store from Microsoft and Kroger You use an in-store device or you phone to scan items to buy: The speed is most visible when a …

2019-01-07: 🗂 Rebecca Kukla on Moving through and Responding to the World Great philosophy discussion. overcast.fm PbpJYEvbA

2019-01-07: 🗂 A Pivotal Director, RedMonk Analyst Discuss the State of Open Source in 2018 by The New Stack Analysts I was on a end-of-year podcast on open source, kubernetes, and vendor sports: It would have been …

2019-01-07: 🗂 Pivotal Cloud Foundry 2.4 Boosts Security With Compliance Scanner Two big features: So how does zero downtime actually work in production? Seroter explained that, …

2019-01-06: 🗂 Avoiding worrying What you see and how you perceive yourself is not really how anybody else sees you. There are people …

2019-01-06: 🗂 State of the World 2019, Bruce Sterling The markets are waiting for the markets to stop being global markets. …

2019-01-05: Stuntin’ like my daddy.

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2019-01-03: 🗂 The future of Kubernetes is Virtual Machines Multi-tenancy ain’t easy: The Kubernetes cluster itself becomes the line of “Hard Tenanacy”. This …

2019-01-03: 🗂 DBS banks on data to know what customers want before they themselves know DBS built its API platform on Pivotal Cloud Foundry, which enabled it to upgrade or update the …

2019-01-02: 🗂 Keep kubernetes clusters small and dumb Rule #2: take away the problem of scale from infrastructure, push it back on the apps — things run …

2019-01-02: 🗂 The Non-Compete Software Movement If I want to grab a piece of software and build a business on top of it through my own labor, I …

2019-01-01: This is exactly the kind of thing I spent all that money on this wondrous wrist widget for. (“Greens …

2019-01-01: “Come on daddy. I know you want to take a picture of this. Come on, take a picture.”

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2018-12-28: 🗂 Life on the Road With Susan Orlean How do you pass the time on a flight? Sometimes I’ll do tasks that are usually so tedious that I …

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2018-12-25: I’m fixin’ be on that @paulczar shit, y’all.

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2018-12-24: Is that box car empty? Who wants some hobo chili? Can you spare a dime, brother? Help me start this …

2018-12-24: 🗂 Pairing at DBS There are various mechanisms and methods that we use to transform the skills of our incumbents. …

2018-12-23: 🗂 What’s next for 2019? Influencer marketing trends Technology is not favoured on Instagram, accounting for just one percent of posts. A quarter of all …

2018-12-23: 🗂 Two-thirds of federal email is now in the cloud Quite a few departments have entirely moved their email to the cloud: Transportation, [HUD], …

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2018-12-22: 🗂 A lot of effort went into making this effortless When Pablo Picasso was an old man, he was sitting in a café in Spain, doodling on a used napkin. He …

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2018-12-21: 🗂 Learning the business from The Business “The worse domain expert is the one whose expertise was built for the intricacies of existing …

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2018-12-19: 🗂 What's wrong with Huawei, and why are countries banning the Chinese telecommunications firm? The focus of many security agencies and countries on Huawei’s involvement in 5G systems raises the …

2018-12-19: 🗂 Does terrorism work? We studied 90 groups to get the answer We found that only six of the 45 terror groups – that’s 13.3 percent – accomplished their broader …

2018-12-19: 🗂 Why Ketchup in Mexico Tastes So Good Take a look at the fare available in the typical convenience store. It should be called the corn …

2018-12-19: Beardbros.

2018-12-18: We all want that British Lifestyle.

2018-12-18: 🗂 Projects versus products, dependency avoidance ed. The project/product distinction is an important one for many reasons, so let’s touch on that here …

2018-12-18: Everything has to start somewhere.

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2018-12-18: 🗂 Meanwhile, does tumblr just burn cash? The reality is that Tumblr is almost certainly a big money loser: the app was earning about $13 …

2018-12-18: 🗂 Cloud Comfort Level is Growing, Survey Finds Cloud Foundry Foundation reported that more than 50 percent of companies it surveyed are developing …

2018-12-18: 🗂 Synergies, industrial example Berg said that over the past two years, under the ownership of GE, ServiceMax has been able to get …

2018-12-18: 🗂 You wait for one IT giant to show up with its sales figures, then two come at once: Red Hat, Oracle Still swinging: “Jeff Bezos gave the command, ‘I want to get off the Oracle …

2018-12-18: 🗂 COTS kills container cornucopia Where we are today, we have quite a bit of package software that we customize. And so we are paying …

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2018-12-16: “My vision is pimpin’, you already know though,” but, like, NEXT LEVEL.

2018-12-16: There it is.

2018-12-15: My kids are on that Esther Dyson shit.

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2018-12-13: The last SpringOne Tour if the year, day 2.

2018-12-13: Canada’s favorite!

2018-12-13: It gets cold up here.

2018-12-13: Toronto burrito.

2018-12-13: 🗂 Congress Votes For Better Government Websites, Digital Services Make government apps that are actually useful on purpose: “Are designed around user needs with …

2018-12-13: 🗂 Singapore Airlines to innovate at Silicon Valley startup speed with Pivotal “Singapore Airlines (SIA) has collaborated with Pivotal Software to deliver what the two …

2018-12-12: Tea is funny.

2018-12-12: I miss those dancing gifs for sub-Prime mortgages, but I’ll take this for now.

2018-12-12: Can’t even.

2018-12-12: Co-branding!

2018-12-12: Practicing being Dutch.

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2018-12-12: Cormac is finding a new style!

2018-12-12: I’m not familiar with this bizarre weather stuff. God has dandruff?

2018-12-11: Working on some texmextafel concepts.

2018-12-11: VMware uses NSX for Istio The microservice architecture, which breaks complex applications into sets of single-purpose …

2018-12-10: Which one are you?

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2018-12-09: I held my own in Exploding Kittens.

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2018-12-08: Only approved for use by Bane.

2018-12-08: At first, it seems narrowly focused. But then you realize it’s, basically, instructions for life.

2018-12-08: The results were good enough.

2018-12-08: Co-worker.

2018-12-07: 🗂 Where there's cake, there's success I’m always trying to find a reference to Linda Rising’s cake law. Here it is! …

2018-12-07: Oh, shit, dog! The programmers are moving in!

2018-12-05: “Almost”? That’s some real cracker-jack copy right there, brother.

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2018-12-05: In any organisation that’s been around for a while, ways of doing things build up and often …

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2018-12-04: 🗂 Don’t forget people “When you invest in education and health care and benefits for working Americans, it pays dividends …

2018-12-04: 🗂 The Economists books of the year, 2018 That’s a lot of books, fiction even. www.economist.com/books-and…

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2018-12-03: Forest hideout Rough time of year for a lot of people. Lonely time, sometimes. I know all about loneliness, believe …

2018-12-02: 🗂 the philosopher of perhaps The form of Nietzsche’s work was having a great and immediate impact on the arts of the 1890s also. …

2018-12-02: Problems in Christmas land.

2018-12-01: A textbook case of "pretty good" Strindberg himself was not at the greatest moment of mental stability in his life. He had no money, …

2018-11-30: We’ve been getting some fine @softwaredefinedtalk reviews of late. Thanks!

2018-11-30: “Don’t bother me, I’m workin’”

2018-11-30: Amsterdam is full of these. There’s three well cared for ones in my neighborhood alone.

2018-11-30: One day I should get me one of these. One that smells like oil and gasoline all the time.

2018-11-29: I’m still not clear what this cooking instrument is, but it’s probably fine.

2018-11-29: 🗂 Virtualization software company Parallels reportedly to be acquired by Canada’s Corel Both companies are “time was” status. Clearly, just a VC roll-up of cash cows: Corel, once publicly …

2018-11-29: Transparency can contribute to heartless management Everyone likes dashboards everywhere, but a bad manager (knowingly or accidentally can use that …

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2018-11-27: 🗂 AWS’s Snowball Edge A private cloud box from Amazon: The Snowball Edge Compute Optimized with GPU includes an on-board …

2018-11-27: 🗂 Google's new cloud chief has a culture clash ahead of him after 22 years at Oracle But when it comes to the big storage and core computing contracts, numerous industry experts, …

2018-11-27: 🗂 Applying lean in a hospital It was also recognized that many of the failures of change programs in industry had resulted from …

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2018-11-26: The world is on routines While I’m just here waiting Got no plans, got no schedule Don’t …

2018-11-26: 🗂 How Air France - KLM designed its PaaS Cloud Foundry “it was not a question of replacing our experts but of increasing the skills of the …

2018-11-26: The janitor strategy Charge to clean up a mess you made (or someone else if you don’t have the funds to create the …

2018-11-26: 🗂 Predictablity defines relationships A relationship is a set of mutual expectations about each other’s future behavior based on past …

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2018-11-20: 🗂 “don't nobody really know me” In the week following the meeting in St. Peter’s, Lou became ever more fascinated by Nietzsche. She …

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2018-11-20: All your dongles are belong to us.

2018-11-20: Looking for that ever elusive Johnny Leadgen.

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2018-11-20: 🗂 Is CX the new killer app for ERP vendors? I seriously doubt it All these analytics are nonsense if you don’t actually act on them, especially when it comes to …

2018-11-20: 🗂 HSBC chief architect: Why machine learning is accelerating cloud adoption If you build it, you own it, big data ed.: “We got some value out of that but to be honest we found …

2018-11-20: 🗂 OpenStack 2018: Mark Shuttleworth chats to The Reg about 10-year support plans, Linus Torvalds and Russian rockets While he would obviously be very happy to welcome new customers to the Canonical fold, he points …

2018-11-20: 🗂 Getting people to ask questions and challenge lectures Misunderstanding the rules and norms surrounding the issue of authority is probably the most common …

2018-11-20: 🗂 Survival anxiety, learning anxiety The change process always begins with some disconfirmation, some recognition on the part of leaders …

2018-11-19: Who put digital transformation in my DevOps? A recording of the 90 minute, “lecture” version of my standard talk on doing software …

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2018-11-18: 🗂 Art that appears effortless is best As Mark Pilgrim used to footer, “a lot of effort went into making this effortless”: On …

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2018-11-17: 🗂 Greene steps down as Google Cloud CEO, to be replaced by Thomas Kurian “We have moved Google Cloud from having only two significant customers and a collection of …

2018-11-17: 📹 Rethinking enterprise architecture for DevOps, agile, & cloud native organizations Latest version of my talk on the usefulness of enterprise architecture in all this DevOps stuff.

2018-11-17: 📚 OG fanfic, Nietzsche ed. In the year 2000, some fifty years after its first publication in 1951, and exactly a century after …

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2018-11-16: Talking about enterprise architecture. Something I know little about. From here: …

2018-11-16: 🗂 Lack of trust breeds bureaucracy “When DEC was small a hardware engineer could go to the software department and ask whether …

2018-11-16: 🎙️ Existing investments & business innovation fuel Software Defined Talk #155: Hybrid cloud and kubernetes with Cisco, and the latest beard analysis …

2018-11-15: 🗂 The computational legacy is Oracle's cloud opportunity today The company said it was saving most of its cloud-native announcements for KubeCon in December, but …

2018-11-15: When you eat with Taco Bob, order extra pickles.

2018-11-15: How many clowns do you think you can fit on that seat?

2018-11-15: 🗂 Salesforce makes undisclosed “strategic investment” in Docker, companies will cross-sell MuleSoft and Docker Enterprise As part of the new relationship between the companies, Docker and Salesforce’s recently acquired …

2018-11-15: 🗂 Mission capability delivered at startup speed More coverage of the US Air Force going all in on digital XP, lean design, and cloud native to …

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2018-11-15: Finally, I can get my drank on.

2018-11-15: 🗂 Seeking stasis “One basic assumption of adult learning is that we are at all times in a state of what has …

2018-11-14: I went to the wrong room and now I know about the people who contribute to Glassfish.

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2018-11-14: OpenStack Expands With New Projects, Canonical’s CEO Is Not Thril Round up of new projects in OpenStack land. www.sdxcentral.com/articles/…

2018-11-14: Rancher Labs Ropes Tencent, Alibaba, Huawei Support Into Containe “The market has really heated up this year, and clearly that is what’s driving the acquisitions,” …

2018-11-14: Waving goodbye to Wall Street the trend has accelerated in just the past half-decade as gigantic pools of private capital have, …

2018-11-14: Enterprises to spend almost $2 trillion on digital transformation by 2022 “Industry spending on DX technologies is being driven by core innovation accelerator technologies …

2018-11-14: Singapore Airlines employees urged to innovate, fail without fear There needs to be a place where you can fail and there’s no implication to your career. [The …

2018-11-13: 🗂 Education The philosopher argues for a return to education for its own sake and for the sake of upholding the …

2018-11-13: I’m no airport restaurant expert, but I think this one nailed it.

2018-11-13: Finally back home!

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2018-11-12: They printed out my PDF! Things are gonna start happening to me now! (Also, I signed some. Collect …

2018-11-12: This dish is called “the I3”: Insert Imodium Instantly.

2018-11-12: The people running SpringOne Tour Singapore.

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2018-11-12: Finally! I can now live out my dreams to cosplay an Overlooker! Thanks QVCGram!

2018-11-12: It me!

2018-11-11: Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives What it all comes down to is that a mindset is an interpretative process that tells us what is going …

2018-11-11: A colleague who wished to remain anonymous sent this along to me, describing it as “The Mona Lisa of …

2018-11-11: 🗂 Enterprise architecture as a core asset As the company decides on its objectives and turns them into a definition of business value, the CIO …

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2018-11-10: 🗂 Gaming the system Prior to his arrival, Norwest branches had sales volumes objectives and a host of sales measurement …

2018-11-10: 🗂 Innovation violates norms discontinuous innovation during periods of ferment emerges from entrepreneurial, skunk-works types …

2018-11-09: Guys! I found flavor!

2018-11-09: How to toilet.

2018-11-09: If you were a Concur auditor, what would you even do with this?

2018-11-09: Hands down, my favorite type of monster.

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2018-11-09: The Raffles-era port of Singapore, I’m told.

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2018-11-08: Filming at the airport.

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2018-11-08: Who wouldn’t want to brush their teeth right next to the toilet of a 6 hour flight? Freshin’ up, …

2018-11-08: Storm all the events.

2018-11-08: If this ain’t one of the best “this could be you and me but you playin’” I don’t rightly know what …

2018-11-08: The cure for your distributes services indigestion.

2018-11-07: Japan. Check, check, beer, check, ramen, dog dicks, fried dumplings…what…hold on. What …

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2018-11-07: NOPE!

2018-11-07: This one comes out hot.

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2018-11-06: I’ve been working on a collection of my The Register columns and a few other “blog …

2018-11-06: Rare picture of @starbuxman man without his thumbs up.

2018-11-06: It’s getting hard to distinguish these Instagram products from real things or jokes.

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2018-11-06: Writing addiction “I support your taking up tennis if you really want to play tennis,” he said. “But if you want to …

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2018-11-05: It’s Not a Digital Transformation Without a Digital Culture Signaling change with symbolic acts that embody the new culture is a good way to activate leadership …

2018-11-04: Stayed at the wrong place, I guess.

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2018-11-04: Deloitte is all over that biometric shit. And THE DIGITAL, of course.

2018-11-04: Single slice, no pork.

2018-11-04: It Mr Brown, but boss enough for me.

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2018-11-03: The DevOps are everywhere.

2018-11-03: The Eye of Sauron is watching you pee.

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2018-11-03: Welcome to the cloud. I hope you brought a napkin.

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2018-11-03: It’s a living!

2018-11-03: Better get some UBI. These robots be on it.

2018-11-02: Nice stuff on the plane over.

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2018-11-01: Big Blue Puts on a Red Hat: IBM Acquires Red Hat While many organizations have extensive on and off premise infrastructure investments, comparatively …

2018-11-01: All your base are belong to us Mr. Rico has led, managed, and participated in over 15 SW-CMM® Level 2, 3, 4, and 5 initiatives for …

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2018-10-31: This probably seemed like a really good idea after those extra bumps.

2018-10-31: For those who want that Boston preppy look?

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2018-10-31: Here at @newrelic’s #FutureStack Amsterdam today. This hotel-venue is rad.

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2018-10-31: Google Cloud Revenue When asked about Google’s on-premises strategy, Pichai said the company is “thoughtfully looking at …

2018-10-31: Profile of XP and the workday at Pivotal, in German [E]very day starts with a shared breakfast. The buffet offers everything the empty stomach needs: …

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2018-10-30: Canned meat has its place.

2018-10-30: Shoulda bought some.

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2018-10-29: Alejandra’s fall break assignment is to find patterns.

2018-10-25: The State of Agile Software in 2018 The third thing that I want to stress is the importance of getting rid of software projects as a …

2018-10-25: Were you at Woodstock?

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2018-10-25: This Parisian is taking cycling seriously.

2018-10-25: Amazon move off Oracle caused Prime Day outage in warehouse The outage, which lasted for hours on Prime Day, resulted in over 15,000 delayed packages and …

2018-10-25: Oracle OpenWorld 2018 - making the cloud friendly for enterprises that distrust cloud Good summary and analysis. diginomica.com/2018/10/2…

2018-10-24: SOFTWARE!

2018-10-24: Someone probably thought this was helpful evolution of the thermostat. Bless their hearts.

2018-10-24: Lime scooters in Madrid.

2018-10-24: Software was important, but civics hacking is the real enabler Techmeme’s summary is all you need to read: Three recent books argue that big tech became powerful …

2018-10-24: A novel concept in hotel breakfasts.

2018-10-23: Cyber Airmen fuel innovation Any problems discovered in the software can be more easily corrected, a small failure being …

2018-10-23: When Culture Doesn’t Translate Unfortunately, the Thai manager told me, his U.S. colleagues usually didn’t send the agenda until an …

2018-10-23: It was delicious. Also, if course, plenty of jamón. They served the jamón slightly warmed up, which …

2018-10-23: Now that’s a sink.

2018-10-23: 2018 Day One Recap: The “Project To Product” Movement Is In Full Swing It doesn’t matter if DevOps has accelerated development. You need to accelerate the entire lead …

2018-10-22: They can’t get enough of these canned weeniers in Europe.

2018-10-22: I’m pretty poor at Spanish, but I don’t think that’s to be taken literally.

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2018-10-22: If I smoked, I’d immediately switch the this brand. There was also a grape flavored one, which I’d, …

2018-10-22: The colors on this airport are awesome.

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2018-10-22: Lots to think about.

2018-10-22: This hotel room is buck-wild.

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2018-10-20: That’s one way to eat healthier.

2018-10-20: The Halo Effect: Sears Ed. UNTIL 1991, SEARS WAS THE LARGEST RETAILER IN the United States with more than 500,000 employees. By …

2018-10-19: Intriguing proposition.

2018-10-19: Who vivisected Mr Peanut? This week’s Software Defined Talk podcast: Whether you’re in the Malaysian cement industry or …

2018-10-19: Creating a culture of change, continuous learning, & comfort Here’s another draft excerpt from my WIP book on digital transformation, this time on …

2018-10-19: I be on it all night, man, I be on it all day, day!

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2018-10-18: DevOps Rex.

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2018-10-17: Nice socks.

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2018-10-17: Now I can have a cup of DevOps each day.

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2018-10-16: DevOps Rex.

2018-10-16: Well, that escalated quickly.

2018-10-16: DevOps Rex.

2018-10-16: DevOps Rex.

2018-10-16: “I just stepped into a big pile of SASSY!”

2018-10-16: This is some Halloween pumpkin innovation right here:

2018-10-16: It’s a big room here at DevOps Rex.

2018-10-16: DevOps Rex.

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2018-10-16: Do you even mainframe?

2018-10-16: DevOps Rex.

2018-10-15: How to burrito.

2018-10-15: Digital Transformation: Why Culture Is So Key Culture is the most important factor, way more important than technology, for example. By culture, …

2018-10-15: Why Digital Workplace Apps Are Not Producing Great Customer Experiences 16 percent of respondents rate their digital experience offering in the top 25 percent. 26 percent …

2018-10-15: A useful big data story In 2011 Friedberg decided to sell exclusively to farmers, and WeatherBill changed its name to The …

2018-10-14: Play on, Playa.

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2018-10-14: (I’m imagining that sound of consternation that Rosco P. Coltrane does.)

2018-10-14: Church Bells & Oatmeal Mid-morning in Amsterdam, Sunday.

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2018-10-13: This was called a Portuguese somethingornuther.

2018-10-12: …as you do.

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2018-10-12: A description of my future memoir.

2018-10-12: 1) Sweet ride. 2) Pro-Dutch skillz in action there.

2018-10-12: A good example of So one of our key thing is that we believe that our biggest competitor are not the other banks, but …

2018-10-12: DOJ approves $69B CVS-Aetna merger as healthcare industry restructures CVS, which racked up about $185 billion in revenue last year, runs the country’s largest …

2018-10-12: Private cloud spending is increasing, not decreasing By end of the year, IDC projects public cloud spending will account for 68.2 percent of total IT …

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2018-10-10: That’s some stack over there at @kpn.

2018-10-10: Used English Books.

2018-10-10: Check out that sweet (leaded?), old school glass.

2018-10-10: The new tech effecting culture outline The trajectory of books about new technologies follows a similar pattern: first, hype; then, …

2018-10-10: They’d really like you to know that agents are not required.

2018-10-10: Always be not being a single product company.

2018-10-10: It’s a sink party!

2018-10-10: 'The gulf between apps and infrastructure is blurring' says boss of DevOps darling Puppet Their portfolio: Puppet Bolt, the company’s simplified open source automation framework, hit …

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2018-10-09: I located the only American coffee machine in Europe.

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2018-10-09: What a show off!

2018-10-09: A big book of boutique.

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2018-10-09: SRE: The Biggest Lie Since Kanban That’s why SRE is a Big Lie – because it enables people to say they’re doing a thing that could help …

2018-10-09: The Demise of Blockbuster, and Other Failure Fairy Tales Strategy is hard, execution at the middle-management later is harder. What’s missing from the story …

2018-10-08: HEMA pesto. A tad salty, but you can’t eat just one status.

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2018-10-08: Hadoop Needs To Be A Business, Not Just A Platform Financial goop on Cloudera and HortonWorks merging: The deal for the merger of the two companies is …

2018-10-07: Flavor town!

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2018-10-07: blaming the person, not their situation Heavy stuff, man: Our natural tendency is to see a person and their actions more vividly than the …

2018-10-06: Land of contrasts.

2018-10-06: One of the early versions of “dick in a box.”

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2018-10-05: I don’t always drink beer, but when I do, and the place only has one type of beer, I prefer that …

2018-10-05: Square expands its bank-like offerings, letting sellers charge customers in installments Disrupters gonna disrupt, loans edition: This type of loan is typically reserved for retailers who …

2018-10-05: Add It Up: FaaS ≠ Serverless Despite attempts to educate the market, we still believe the word “serverless” connotes many …

2018-10-04: The legend is real!

2018-10-04: I couldn’t really tell you WTF on this drinking charcoal thing, but they on point with that ghost.

2018-10-04: Air Force wants to make 'Kessel Run' standard in tech acquisition “You’re probably going to see maybe a directive from us that basically says every acquisition …

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2018-10-03: Thanks to @lolvolpi, I got the meetup meal.

2018-10-03: They’ve got this part of Brexit on lock-down.

2018-10-02: Kind of an odd place.

2018-10-02: Apple juice is the free bread basket of the juice world.

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2018-10-01: Pivotal and New Relic Deliver Visibility, Value, and Velocity A nice listing of some metrics to monitor out of the box in PCF, and just performance metrics, but …

2018-10-01: Pivotal Cloud Foundry 2.3 A laundry list of new feature and services in the software I market around. There’s a lot of .Net …

2018-10-01: Here’s what happened when the IRS’s electronic filing system crashed on Tax Day From the referenced report: Tax Day, April 17, 2018, the IRS experienced a storage outage due to a …

2018-10-01: eBooks vs. Whitepapers Tirone expanded further by saying that whitepapers are often used by marketers to highlight the …

2018-10-01: PCF and New Relic at West “Thomas said he plans to migrate hundreds of existing applications to Pivotal Cloud Foundry, which …

2018-09-29: Not too bad as an everything chart for “strategy” www.safaribooksonline.com/library/v… And, a …

2018-09-29: Product vs. process in corporate focus Companies get complacent because there’s no reason to change. They get out of practice. A new force …

2018-09-29: You can take the boy out of Houston, etc.

2018-09-29: Our metrics come from manufacturing Traditional measures originated from the early industrial revolution, with its theoretical basis in …

2018-09-28: I’ve been saying it’s a land of contrasts this whole time.

2018-09-27: I’m troubled by the presence of ketchup, but this will otherwise do for now.

2018-09-27: USAF's plans for agile, DevOps, cloud Brief, but some names of apps they’ve modernized and high-level thinking in the broader portfolio …

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2018-09-27: Always be ping-ponging.

2018-09-27: Lessons from the UK Government's Digital Transformation Journey It’s probably OK: In any organisation that’s been around for a while, ways of doing things …

2018-09-27: Steel cut oats The calories are basically the same as those in instant. The biggest difference is that when you …

2018-09-26: Wardley map in the wild, from Daimler. Sort of anonymized if the exact feature.

2018-09-26: For some reason, I had cause to find this old photo of me in my DevOpsDays Amsterdam bathrobe.

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2018-09-26: How to have a good conversation What is conversation for anyway? I don’t even recommend being charming, or trying to be charming, …

2018-09-26: No grits and gravy in Amsterdam, but there is now in my belly.

2018-09-26: Changing culture with habits & the un-toasted panini quandary, with Kyle Campos It’s easy to understand what kind of IT culture you need if you’re going to improve how …

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2018-09-25: 1 lbs. of peeps.

2018-09-24: 10 years ago: Overall, Wardley called for a more open means of moving information between large, …

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2018-09-24: I mean, that’s of course what KLM’s inflight catalog would be called.

2018-09-24: I also cleared ‘em out of steel cut oats. $3.50 a bag: crazy town!

2018-09-23: “I've learned so many styles, forgive me” It’s worth taking a bit of time to reflect on figure 45. What we have is not only the user needs, …

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2018-09-22: These are available anywhere, at all hours of the day.

2018-09-22: Our dog will likely never leave this.

2018-09-22: Adobe didn’t fuck it up! This week’s Software Defined Talk Podcast. Also: There’s lots of …

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2018-09-20: I finally got a bike! (In the middle.)

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2018-09-19: Always watching.

2018-09-19: Mesosphere revenue, etc. “Last year in Q4 we issued news about hitting a $50m run rate and this year’s Q2 marks our biggest …

2018-09-19: Google making private cloud stuff Google is responding to enterprise computing needs by making custom-designed computers to run in …

2018-09-19: Quest Software Enhances Kace Systems Management Appliance The all in one, mid-market systems management appliance. www.channelfutures.com/var-guy/q…

2018-09-18: Thanks to my @pivotalsoftware coworkers, I finally found where they keep the proper steaks in the …

2018-09-18: Creamcycle.

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2018-09-18: They really gussied up these labels.

2018-09-17: Why change? Why would you bother to improve how you, an “enterprise,” does software? Here’s my …

2018-09-17: It’s easy to shine when your co-workers are lazy AF.

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2018-09-16: (Not exactly a bike.)

2018-09-16: I almost bought these just to have them.

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2018-09-16: Berlin.

2018-09-16: Don’t outsource the unknown: Let us imagine a system with multiple components spread across …

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2018-09-15: Tiles.

2018-09-15: This week’s commonplace book newsletter, just in time for doing fuck all on Saturday.

2018-09-15: From You Belong Here.

2018-09-15: Exploring the map – Wardley Maps Wardley’s take on riding the diffusion or understand curve: The uncharted space is where no-one …

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2018-09-14: The Air Force Will Treat Computer Coding Like a Foreign Language For example, when Defense Innovation Unit went to air operations centers in Middle East, the defense …

2018-09-14: I assume this is the sequel to “Mostly British Problems.”

2018-09-13: Probably fine.

2018-09-13: You’ve always got options.

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2018-09-13: Asking the big questions.

2018-09-13: I bet that person has a fun life.

2018-09-13: Westin Grand Berlin.

2018-09-12: Now that I live in Amsterdam and fly on KLM, I don’t get to enjoy my @americanair executive platinum …

2018-09-12: Great Northern Hotel.

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2018-09-11: Step 0: grow a beard.

2018-09-11: Even the best jokes need to be retired.

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2018-09-10: Better to freak out tomorrow than today Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason …

2018-09-10: Someone eventually took the hangers.

2018-09-10: From a webinar.

2018-09-10: Data center staff are aging faster than the equipment “New skills, such as overseeing and managing SLAs for off-premises workloads, are needed, but …

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2018-09-10: There are two types of digital transformation. First, literally. You had and analog process (booking …

2018-09-10: 🎙Product management, with Jonathan Sirlin.

2018-09-10: By seeing each day and each situation as a kind of training exercise, the stakes suddenly become a …

2018-09-10: After Sondergaard, analyst firms must take stock “Analysts become dancers and performers, with all the good and bad that involves. They can …

2018-09-10: New Tech Spotlight: Fintech Investments Reach All-Time High In Q2 2018 “In Q2 of this year, fintech startups raked in a total of $19 billion in funding, pushing the …

2018-09-10: Agile processes can transform companies from unexpected places: The VGZ success story At the topic of agile, lean, DevOps, and all that “digital transformation” stuff is a renewed focus …

2018-09-10: VMworld 2018: Pivotal Container Service and the Long Road to NoOps [Swisscom’s] Massalt polled the audience, asking how many of them had experience with updating their …

2018-09-10: Broadcom CEO Dangles CA Technologies Bait, Investors Bite Tan told investors during the company’s third fiscal quarter of 2018 conference call Thursday that …

2018-09-10: New Common Sense Media survey finds more positives than negatives in teen use of social media ‘“Overall, Common Sense said teens are more likely to view social media as a good thing in their …

2018-09-09: Flavors (it had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffee, …

2018-09-09: a.co “Today, at the cutting edge of our current innovations, we know the following about our …

2018-09-09: 🎙 the delight of looking over people’s shoulder - Cashed Out #12

2018-09-09: “I’ve got to feel awkward before I can feel competent. And I want to master this.” Stopping the …

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2018-09-09: Restaurant name: Sweet Biscuits.

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2018-09-09: These are all great ideas.

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2018-09-09: When Concorde was the future “Concorde was pitched at the business set of the 1970s, with all of its 106 seats priced at …

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2018-09-08: Why Starting With End-to-End Customer Journeys Isn't Good For The Customer ‘Here’s how to make the argument to a stakeholder on your team that really wants to see that …

2018-09-07: Internal Product Management: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly — Black Swan Farming For internal products, the “customer” is the enterprise, usually their strategy and execution, aka, …

2018-09-07: ITSM’s own “DevOps renaissance” won’t come from copying DevOps “Service management” considered legacy thing. medium.com/@jonhall_…

2018-09-07: No, Operations Isn’t Going Anywhere, But it's Going to Look Different Ops, still a thing. www.enterprisetech.com/2018/09/0…

2018-09-07: Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition “Consider this: how well can you discern different shades of blue? If you speak Russian, Greek, …

2018-09-07: Enterprise Software Priorities for the Next Decade estebankolsky.com/2018/06/e…

2018-09-07: Impressions from VMworld “VMware’s ability to strategically partner to respond to shifting market forces is an impressive …

2018-09-07: VMworld 2018: VMware Wants to Re-Architect Your Containers for NSX - The New Stack “The developer shouldn’t have to know how to program NSX, or know what the security isolation …

2018-09-04: Delicious!

2018-09-04: How to avocado.

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2018-09-02: I mean, if you’re in touch with your aesthetics, isn’t this the default choice?

2018-09-02: Nope.

2018-09-02: Wedding cake. Otherwise known as “not upside-down pineapple cake.”

2018-09-02: “You might ask, ‘why are you painted like a bumble bee and at a 45 degree angle?’ Cause while you’re …

2018-09-02: This bike is ready for the post-apocalypse. It always has a small bag packed: no wooden spoon here, …

2018-09-01: I assume the working theory for this bar is: “clowns are actually not the scariest thing invented by …

2018-03-07: 1954 Houses

2018-03-07: The Hidden Costs of Cloud Adoption - when to private cloud, with fancy chart.

2018-03-07: I like steak 24 ounce porter house steaks from the Amazon Treasure Truck.