If a blog is made and no one reads it, does it generate any page views? Spiders.
The waterboarding of the ego. The crushing of the soul. The realization that I can't spell. What I mean when I talk about writing.
Building a better tool for thought
What I mean when I talk about Hierarchy
Taking note of everything that you care about
Opinions and Facts, Power and Accountability, Wonder and Awe
George Floyd, Antifragile Democracy, and Chekhov's Gun
Nature vs Nurture, The Sum of Parts, and Character in Crisis
Cognitive Technology, Economics of Open Source, and the State of Podcasting
Second-system effect, Tools of Thought, Twitter Lists
Structured Knowledge Management, Retrospectives and Using (aw)less
Highlights of things I've been thinking and working on over the week
Thoughts on organizing and finding information in a digital age
Thoughts and learnings from 1 year as an AWS consultant
Everything you need to know about re:Invent 2019
Publishing an open source CDK guide with an opionated set of tips and best practices for working with the CDK
The story of a bad multi-account deployment and the ensuing investigation to find the truth. A tale of intrigue, identity and access.
Ever wanted to provision AWS infrastructure with the expressivity of python, the type safety of java and the declarative nuance of CloudFormation?
EC2 Reserved Instances (RIs) are probably the most effective way of reducing your AWS bill by as much as 75% but are underutilized because of perceived complexity and lock in. We explore what RIs are all about and what you want to consider when purchasing RIs.
Slides to my talk on serverless, answering age old questions such as: Serverless, what is it? Why Care? How do you scale it?
My setup and process for podcasting
An investigation of how long a Lambda can idle before a cold start. Benchmarks includes Lambdas from 128MB all the way up to 3008MB across multiple regions.
An exploration of various AWS managed read-only IAM policies. Understand what they do and how to apply them to your account the next time you have a third party access your AWS account.