- When Political Punditry Was Born by James Panero, City Journal September 25, 2015
- What not to do in the cloud — “Cloud Anti-Patterns” - Head in the Clouds: SaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Strategy
- Registration Launch - RT @RedHatEvents: Join #IDC VP Mary Johnson Turner and #RedHat's @ghaff to discuss results of new research on #DevOps best practices.
- The Open Org on Twitter: "Q11: @brookmanville: Here's a question: when should merit NOT be the mode for decision making? #openorgchat" - RT @Magnus919: A11: The idea has to line up with the org goal, values, principles. Don't lose your way. #OpenOrgChat
- Groupthink - The New Yorker
- September 2015 Author Earnings Report – Author Earnings
- What Happens Next Will Amaze You
- Carly Fiorina 2016: Why I Still Think Carly Fiorina Was a Terrible CEO - POLITICO Magazine
- The Linguistics of Writing an Email Like a Boss
- Robert Heinlein's 'Starship Troopers' & The Cold War | Kirkus Reviews
- Concorde question - PPRuNe Forums
- ‘I Was There': On Kurt Vonnegut | The Nation
- Kubernetes Has A Ways To Go To Scale Like Google, Mesos - "As the first major open source code ever donated by Google to the world and a key component of a containerized software stack, the Kubernetes container controller has generated a lot of enthusiasm and is seeing widespread and early adoption for those who want to deploy Docker or rkt containers to host their applications. But what most people probably do not realize is that Kubernetes does not scale anywhere near as far as the Borg cluster/container management system from Google that inspires it."
- The Bastard Executioner on FX, reviewed: The worst kind of Game of Thrones knock-off. - "The Bastard Executioner is monstrously fetid, a mound of gorgonzola stuffed into a dead catfish’s gullet, smoked in sulfur, doused with heavy cream and left to rot for weeks inside a port-o-potty in full sun."
- DevOps in a Bi-Modal World | all things open - From @jameslabocki DevOps in a bimodal world. Dealing with Mode 1 & Mode 2.
- The Road to Clarity - New York Times
- The "Sharing Economy" Is Dead, And We Killed It | Fast Company | Business + Innovation - Even companies that weren't renting power drills proselytized the theory. "There are 80 million power drills in America that are used an average of 13 minutes," Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky told the New York Times in a 2013 column about the sharing economy. "Does everyone really need their own drill?" There was just one problem. As Adam Berk, the founder of Neighborrow, puts it: "Everything made sense except that nobody gives a shit. They go buy [a drill]. Or they just bang a screwdriver through the wall."
- Salesforce hails cruise ship after conference soaks up S.F. hotel space - MarketWatch - Brings back (unwelcome) flashbacks to old CA World's in New Orleans
Monday, September 28, 2015
Posted by Gordon Haff at 5:08 PM