Daily Wrap Up – March 22, 2023 (#051)

Spent the day in Silicon Valley with our friends at GitLab. Was still able to consume some good content that you’ll find below.

[youtube-video] Unboxing brand new Google Bard and GPT-4. Fun video by a colleague of mine who engages in a short conversation with two generative AI experiences.

[blog] EA Principles Addendum: Build vs. Buy. This post highlights why blogs, social media, and chance interactions matter. We all learn from each other! Brian digs further into his “build vs buy” EA principle and how it’ll evolve a bit after feedback.

[blog] Google Summer of Code 2023 contributor applications open! If you’re a student or open source beginner (or know one), apply to this impactful program by April 4th.

[article] 5 Strategies to Empower Employees to Make Decisions. Read this post if you or your team struggles with empowerment and decision making.

[blog] 16 tips to help you be more focused and organized at work. I think I do most of these. Good tips.

[blog] Run your game infrastructure on GKE Autopilot to focus on player experience. Even if you’re not a gaming company, you PROBABLY think a lot about cost effectiveness, elasticity, and good performance. Read this post with than lens.

[blog] Technology Lifecycle. The Slack Engineering team explores the stages of an infrastructure project (e.g. alpha, active, retirement) and what to consider at each stage.

[blog] Lessons from the future: Why shared fate shows us a better cloud roadmap. Who does what in your cloud relationship? Is there a lot of unspoken expectation? Good post here that steers you towards a more realistic model.


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Author: Richard Seroter

Richard Seroter is Director of Developer Relations and Outbound Product Management at Google Cloud. He’s also an instructor at Pluralsight, a frequent public speaker, the author of multiple books on software design and development, and a former InfoQ.com editor plus former 12-time Microsoft MVP for cloud. As Director of Developer Relations and Outbound Product Management, Richard leads an organization of Google Cloud developer advocates, engineers, platform builders, and outbound product managers that help customers find success in their cloud journey. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.

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