Last week’s attempt at full automation failed and pointed out a shortcoming or two. I hope that’s all ironed out (time will tell). It also highlights the need to think of always starting from a clean slate. My theory is, a cached version of the newsletter was stored on MailChimp. When I enabled the automation for web site to e-mail, MailChimp observed 115 as new and shipped it. Hopefully, you get this while I’m sleeping and everything works wonderfully.
Read more →The past few weeks have resulted in iterative improvements to my office workspace. After visiting a few Red Hat offices, it dawned on me that my office wasn’t what it should be. The improvements have helped me mentally in numerous ways. They’ve also allowed me to think more broadly about a number of things. Some odd little nuggets related to DevOps’ish popped out too (sausage making follows):
Automation: This newsletter relies more on automation for content curation than you might realize.
Read more →If you participated in the DevOps’ish Summer 2018 Survey, thank you. It was vital to make sure I was putting bits in the right places. The aggregate results are available. A few changes you might have noticed last week; Events and Jobs now live as pages on the website. While they add value, they also added unnecessary weight to every newsletter. The benefit of them being pages now either of them can be updated as new listings come in.
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