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We’ve come a long way, internet

How many of these products did you use in your time? I’m betting that we have seen a lot of time spent by you and I in these along the way. I remember when an “web log” became a blog. Seeing early websites as .net because they thought that .com implied “commerce” was a thing. This is a nifty look …

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New Day’s Resolution – Daily versus Yearly Goal Setting

New Year’s celebrations are around the corner. This is also the time where people try to set BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goals) and mark January 1st as the first day on a path towards them. Here’s the catch: this is the worst possible way to do goal setting! Why do New Year’s resolutions feel so good, yet they also fail …

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vSphere arrives on ARM, but not for the reason most admins are thinking

There is a surprising amount of confusion on what the vSphere on ARM architecture announcement is about. The main reason for this is the pretty heavy focus on people thinking that it’s meant to run on a Raspberry Pi or similar device. Ok, I get the cool nerd factor, but seriously, we have to stop for a moment and think …

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Community Coffee Been Exchange at AWS re:Invent 2018

Got beans?  Want beans?  Coming to AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas?  Welcome to the Community Coffee Bean Exchange group!  This is an informal group which has developed quite a loyal and tasty following at a few conference events already! How does Community Coffee Bean Exchange Work? Find a local roaster or some of your very favorite beans.  Package up …