Personal Triage and Priorities

What is your overarching goal? What drives you? Is your current list of projects supporting that goal? If not, it’s time to do a little triage and drop the things that aren’t fulfilling. Sometimes quitting is good.

Freakonomics Podcast – https://freakonomics.com/podcast/goal-hierarchy/

HashiCorp Ambassadors Unite!

Good news everyone! I’ve been awarded HashiCorp Ambassador status again for 2021, which made me reflect on the program and people I’ve met. It also got me thinking about the Microsoft MVP program and how much my career has benefited from being a part of that excellent community.

Day Two Cloud 093: Don’t Get Your Whittling Badge

Ethan and I had the privilege to talk to Kit Colbert and Dormain Drewitz from VMware for this episode of Day Two Cloud. Kit has been on several Tech Field Day presentations, and I have always found him insightful and plain spoken. He doesn’t try to dress things up in marketing fluff and is open to criticism about VMware and its position in the market. I’ve been following Dormain on Twitter for a while now, and I’ve always found her content to be equally insightful and a bit humorous.

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Simplifying Servers

The future of computing is going to vastly change what we think of as a server. The promise of composable architecture will be ushered in by silicon photonics and specialized processing units. At least, that’s what I think.