It’s the end of a wild week. I read a number of pieces today, many around AI. There’s also some good stuff around app modernization, remote work, and GitOps. Enjoy your weekend!
[blog] AI isn’t the app, it’s the UI. Agree with the macro point here that AI can serve as a powerful bridge between the user and the machine. That’s what we did with Duet AI for Google Cloud.
[article] Cloud modernization boosts market valuation, Deloitte finds. Not shocking! We’re seeing a whole new crop of capabilities that can you can only truly unlock in the public cloud.
[blog] Racing Forward at I/O 2023 with Flutter and Dart. This wildly-popular app framework combo had a good week with some key updates for developers. The security-related effort is laudable. More here.
[article] Google expands TensorFlow open-source tooling for accelerated machine learning development. This “workhorse of machine learning” continues to get better, and it matters more and more which ML training tool you use. Related.
[article] With Project Tailwind, Google is using AI to make note-taking smarter. I think I was distracted by something else when this was brought up at Google I/O, but a few folks mentioned this to me afterwards. After reading this, I can see why they’re intrigued.
[article] 4 Core Principles of GitOps. Are you following a GitOps-style approach to define a desired state for your infrastructure and keeping that infrastructure consistently configured? This post calls out four core principles.
[article] Is Your Remote Job Making You Lonely? Working remotely can be awesome. It’s definitely something I enjoy at times. But the isolation can be tough. Here’s some quick guidance on addressing it.
[blog] 100 things we announced at I/O 2023. Nice recap here. There aren’t many (any?) events quite like I/O given the breadth of topics we cover.
[article] How Google is making up for lost time. Interesting read about where Google now finds itself. I like our chances.
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