Episode 004: DevOps and Creativity with Charity Majors
October 20th, 2016 · 50 mins 37 secs
About this Episode
00:16 – Welcome to “The Hot Mess Podcast...” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
00:54 – Charity Majors’ Introduction / Listener Question: “What is your superhero origin story?” ~Donald Plummer
02:54 – Operations and Creativity
06:37 – Hiring People for Operations
Commandos, Infantry, and Police
07:35 – Looking Back on Chaos
10:00 – “Problems of Success”
Jessica Kerr: Growing Your Tech Stack: When to Say No (Spectrum of Risk Article)
11:32 – Bootcamp Graduates and Startup Culture
15:44 – “Cult-y Companies”
19:19 – Microservices
26:41 – “Serverless"
29:55 – What should software engineers should be doing to learn more about operations?
“Put yourself in rotation...Expose yourself to the consequences!” ~ Charity Majors
39:01 – Misogyny in Tech
Astrid: It’s really important to understand operations.
Sam: Actually understanding your dependencies still applies in a serverless architecture.
Coraline: We are all trying to work to make tech better in our own ways.
Dave: The system is the source of the power that we have to use to break the system because the system is broken.
Charity: The intersection of tech and human issues.
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