This is required reading for everyone on my team.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.
The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
- William Gates
I consider myself an environmentalist. Coming from the Northwest, I’m fond of fresh air, clean water, and bio-diversity. But when it comes to mosquitos, I subscribe to a scorched earth policy.
Go is becoming the language I point people to looking to learn programming. Python is great for its easy entry, but the tutorials and Go’s structure touches on CS topics that scripting languages avoid.
I came across Caddy while integrating Let’s Encrypt into a reverse proxy application. Caddy looks like a promising application that does both.
Finding great talent is the most challenging part of my job. The list of skills I'm looking for is not long, but the people I want aren't interested in agencies. Agencies are grueling and the context switching our digital teams face disrupt the product team's ability to grock a problem. Everyone on my team is seeking the "aha" rush and can get really worn down when things get in the way.
Facebook is no longer a startup and we may have far more to learn from them now.