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Podcast Episode 81 – AWS Outposts and Serverless Twitter Thread Chat with Ben Kehoe (@ben11kehoe)

Ben Kehoe is a Cloud Robotics Research Scientist at iRobot and Serverless Hero (https://aws.amazon.com/developer/community/heroes/ben-kehoe/) among many things. After an exciting twitter thread which centered around what the upcoming AWS Outposts product could do (and perhaps be limited to) and the “why on-prem?” question that many ask, Ben joined me for a powerful conversation where we explore the advantages and challenges …

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My Thoughts on Why Tweets Cannot and Should Not be Editable

With all of the buzz around Twitter looking for a suitor to sell to at the moment, it reminded me that one item always seems to come up when discussing how to use the social media platform. Not many days go by without someone in my timeline asking “Why can’t we edit our Tweets?”. Here are my thoughts as to …

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Adding Yourself to Your Own Twitter Lists

This may seem like a rather simple task, but apparently it is one that the team at Twitter in charge of the web UI decided wasn’t needed. I was creating a Twitter list for the #vDM30in30 group and realized that I was unable to add myself to the list. Huh?! First, let’s start with why a Twitter list is helpful: …

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Watch this Film: Jason Becker – Not Dead Yet

Today was a lucky and interesting day. It started with some weekend work tasks, which as anyone in IT knows is fairly standard issue. During the course of the day I was monitoring my Twitter feed and I saw this tweet from @JasonBeckerFilm: So I emailed the team at http://JasonBeckerMovie.com and as luck would have it, I was given tickets …