Refactored 005: "DIE, Cattle, DIE!"

Wherein all "screen time" is not created equal, and Chris hates Webmin.

published Jan 5, 2021
Show Notes

Refactored #005: “DIE, Cattle, DIE!"

On this episode of Refactored…

  • While the physiology of “screen time” is universally bad, there ARE very meaningful variations, cognitively.
  • Frank and Chris tease apart why they think the technology sector seems disproportionately led by non-technologists.
  • SolarWinds (and many of their customers) were victimized by a supply-chain attack. That’s… not great.
  • Frank introduces the D.I.E. model - Distributed, Immutable, Ephemeral - after explaining that servers are like cattle, not pets.
  • Chris purports to be working on a new project with a bunch of stupid buzzwords like NewSQL and YugabyteDB.
  • Salesforce to buy Slack. Frank is sad. Chris doesn’t care.
  • Jim Collins has entered the chat because his book Good to Great is required reading.
  • The pick of the week is the Coder Radio podcast.
  • … and much more!

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