Manager Math

This is a reprint of my article Manager Math on LinkedIn. I delight in the privilege of leading teams of some of the top software engineers in the world. As an old school geek, I starting coding in 1984 at the age of twelve. I’m a tech enthusiast and have been writing software ever since.… Continue reading Manager Math

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The Amazing  AirPods Max

You buy premium headphones for the immersive, other worldly transport, the enraptured engagement with the music that moves in you, through you, and around you. And that, the AirPods Max accomplish magnificently.

New Relic & Cloudflare a nice 1-2 Ops Punch

The observability culture shapes development and devops in powerful ways. We were able to identify a signal indicating that the server was handling traffic that was nefarious and took resources away from legitimate users. We made a hypothesis about what we wanted to try and do to positively impact that signal. Since we started with observability, we have the ability to evaluate the work we did and determine if we were successful or not and if more work is needed.

03.2 Cloudflared Argo Tunnel for SSH

What if we could also guarantee that any ssh requests had to also go through Cloudflare? In other words, what if we didn’t accept ssh requests to the server IP but could force those through Cloudflare as well? This post describes options for just that through Cloudflare’s `cloudflared` service.