Daily Reading List – May 25, 2023 (#097)

Spent half of today flying home from Miami to San Diego after last night’s flight got delayed twice. It was nice to get a decent night’s sleep though! And I was able to read a few more things today. Glance through the items below.

[article] When Great Minds Don’t Think Alike. Do you have different types of thinkers in your org? Do they have a voice? Good post on how to recognize and leverage our differences.

[blog] 3 new ways generative AI can help you search. What happens when you mash up generative AI results with “standard” search results? It’s a better experience, as I’ve been using internally for a few weeks. Now, more folks can try it out.

[blog] Dancing with the cloud. Michele makes the point that doing “best in class” across clouds expands your failure domain.

[blog] Introducing a new era of AI-powered ads with Google. This should result in more engaging ads, which is what we all want!

[blog] A Hidden Serverless Peril. Serverless makes it easy to deploy apps quickly. But we can also take shortcuts, and Corey recommends we’re all more diligent about deployment pipelines.

[blog] Generative AI – Getting Started with PaLM 2. I liked this walkthrough of using our latest generative AI models, which are cheaper to try than alternatives.

[blog] Four steps to managing your Cloud Logging costs on a budget. It’s not too hard to blow your budget on logs/metrics. It’s useful to have a lot of telemetry data, but this post helps you make good choices to reduce cost.

[blog] Pacer: Pinterest’s New Generation of Asynchronous Computing Platform. Here’s a look at Pinterest’s system for running background jobs and batch workloads.

[blog] Google Cloud Pub/Sub + AsyncAPI. If you’ve used Swagger for REST APIs, you might want to look at Async API as well. Here, Mete shows how to use it to describe an endpoint in our messaging engine.


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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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