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A weekly podcast covering all the news and events in Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. We discuss topics including: Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security and Coding. Plus, plenty of off topic banter and nonsense to keep you entertained. Don't worry if you miss the latest industry conference, we will recap all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).
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This week we take a deep look inside life at Amazon by discussing the book Working Backwards (https://www.workingbackwards.com) written by two former Amazon Executives. Rundown Working Backwards (https://www.workingbackwards.com) Amazon Leadership Principles (https://aws.amazon.com/careers/culture/) Stevey's Google Platforms Rant (https://gist.github.com/chitchcock/1281611) AWS Compensation Explained (https://www.lastweekinaws.com/blog/aws-compensation-explained/) The Everything Store (https://www.amazon.com/Everything-Store-Jeff-Bezos-Amazon-ebook/dp/B00BWQW73E) Nonsense 17 Remarkable Facts About Outdoor Amsterdam Urinals (https://www.nicerightnow.com/destinations/europe/netherlands/amsterdam-urinals/) Sponsors CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start your 7-day Free Trial today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (https://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback Michael wants to work as a Senior DevOps Engineer in EMEA (https://boards.greenhouse.io/cloudbees/jobs/3113686) Dell Jobs Data Governance Lead (https://jobs.dell.com/job/austin/data-governance-domain-lead-senior-manager/375/19221536), Senior Manager Software Engineering (https://jobs.dell.com/job/austin/data-governance-domain-lead-senior-manager/375/19221536), Business Process Management (https://jobs.dell.com/job/bengaluru/sr-analyst-business-process-management-data-governance-quality-and-sustaining/375/18941323) Doug wants you to work at Ethos Life lots of jobs (https://www.ethoslife.com/careers/) after recent funding Conferences RabbitMQ Summit (https://rabbitmqsummit.com), July 13-14, 2021. SLOConf - (https://www.sloconf.com/) Virtual May 17-20 - Matt (https://twitter.com/SLOconf/status/1386643722616676354)’s talk is in the can SpringOne (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd. SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Brandon: Amazon Unbound (https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Unbound-Invention-Global-Empire/dp/1982132612/ref=asc_df_1982132612/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=475873515737&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=3773888045350623501&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9028293&hvtargid=pla-1167175049944&psc=1) by Brad Stone Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/FtiXADBTqGY) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/r22qS5ejODs)
This week we discuss Red Hat’s open source strategy, public cloud adoption and Signal’s Instagram ads. Plus, advice on setting your thermostat. Rundown Red Hat Red Hat open-sources StackRox Kubernetes security product (https://www.theregister.com/2021/05/04/red_hat_stackrox_kubernetes/) Red Hat Delivers Full GitOps CI/CD Built on Tekton and Argo (https://thenewstack.io/red-hat-delivers-full-gitops-ci-cd-built-on-tekton-and-argo/) RHEL, RHEL, RHEL, fancy that: Rocky Linux would-be CentOS replacement hits RC1 milestone (https://www.theregister.com/2021/05/04/rocky_linux_wouldbe_centos_replacement/) AWS Earnings Amazon (and AWS) results blow it out of the water while Twitter sinks; IBM buying into the cloud with Turbonomic acquisition for $1.5 billion (https://johnfurrier.substack.com/p/earnings-amazon-and-aws-results-blow?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cta) AWS on track to be bigger than IBM by Christmas, once Kyndryl is spun out (https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/30/amazon_q1_2021/) The CloudCast Episode: Is the Public Cloud growing fast enough? (https://www.thecloudcast.net/2021/05/is-public-cloud-growing-quickly.html) The Instagram ads Facebook won't show you (https://signal.org/blog/the-instagram-ads-you-will-never-see/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Relevant to your interests Nashville is basically broke, but that didn't stop it from luring Oracle with lavish incentives. Other small cities are also paying top dollar to compete for Big Tech. (https://www.businessinsider.com/austin-nashville-raleigh-miami-oracle-apple-incentives-competition-2021-4) DigitalOcean data breach exposes customer billing information (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/digitalocean-data-breach-exposes-customer-billing-information/) How a university got itself banned from the Linux kernel (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/30/22410164/linux-kernel-university-of-minnesota-banned-open-source) Microsoft: It's 90 days until the end of Skype for Business Online, here's what to expect (https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-its-90-days-until-the-end-of-skype-for-business-online-heres-what-to-expect/) About one-third of Basecamp employees accepted buyouts today after a contentious all-hands meeting. (https://twitter.com/caseynewton/status/1388212468510380034?s=21) How Basecamp blew up (https://www.platformer.news/p/-how-basecamp-blew-up) Basecamp sees mass employee exodus after CEO bans political discussions (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/30/basecamp-employees-quit-ceo-letter/) The ransomware surge ruining lives (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-56933733) Epic Games Primer (Pt VI): Epic's Philosophy and Unprecedented Aspirations (https://www.matthewball.vc/all/epicprimer6) The Epic Games trial has exposed the ‘Fortnite’ maker’s inner workings. Here’s what we learned. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/2021/05/04/epic-games-vs-apple-trial-takeaways/) AirTag Teardown: Yeah, This Tracks (https://www.ifixit.com/News/50145/airtag-teardown-part-one-yeah-this-tracks) Then a Hacker Began Posting Patients’ Deepest Secrets Online (https://www.wired.com/story/vastaamo-psychotherapy-patients-hack-data-breach/) Kubernetes at the Edge: Organizations are using edge technologies, but there is room to grow (https://www.cncf.io/blog/2021/05/04/kubernetes-at-the-edge-organizations-are-using-edge-technologies-but-there-is-room-to-grow/) Digital Horses Are the Talk of the Crypto World (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/01/style/zed-run-horse-racing.html) In huge demand right now: Warehouses (https://thehustle.co/05042021-Warehouses/) Twitter acquires news startup Scroll in push for subscriptions (https://www.reuters.com/technology/twitter-acquires-news-startup-scroll-push-subscriptions-2021-05-04/) Apple reports 2 iOS 0-days that let hackers compromise fully patched devices (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/05/apple-reports-2-ios-0days-that-let-hackers-compromise-fully-patched-devices/) Messaging app Discord ties up with Sony's PlayStation (https://www.reuters.com/technology/messaging-app-discord-ties-up-with-sonys-playstation-2021-05-03/?taid=609090e9c73c080001080ac8&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:%20Trending%20Content&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&stream=top) Clubhouse downloads plummet to 900,000 in April as competition grows - 9to5Mac (https://9to5mac.com/2021/05/03/clubhouse-downloads-plummet-to-900000-in-april-as-competition-grows/) Goldman Sachs CEO is summoning workers back to the office by June 14 (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/04/goldman-sachs-ceo-is-summoning-workers-back-to-the-office-by-june-14.html) Signal made Instagram ads that shows users how much Facebook knew about them. (https://twitter.com/sdw/status/1389661120500174856?s=21) Ethereum’s 27-Year-Old Creator Is Now the World’s Youngest Crypto Billionaire (https://observer.com/2021/05/etherum-founder-buterin-billionaire-cryptocurrency-surge-bitcoin/) New Relic open sources Pixie, its Kubernetes-native in-cluster observability platform | ZDNet (https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-relic-open-sources-pixie-its-kubernetes-native-in-cluster-observability-platform/) How Jeff Bezos outflanked the National Enquirer (https://www.axios.com/jeff-bezos-national-enquirer-4ecfbfe6-4640-428e-9c78-e9a609b4f76b.html?utm_campaign=organic&utm_medium=socialshare&utm_source=email) Oversight Board upholds former President Trump’s suspension, finds Facebook failed to impose proper penalty (https://www.oversightboard.com/news/226612455899839-oversight-board-upholds-former-president-trump-s-suspension-finds-facebook-failed-to-impose-proper-penalty/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) ForgeRock IPO Expected In 2021 With Valuation Of Over $3B: Report (https://www.crn.com/news/security/forgerock-ipo-expected-in-2021-with-valuation-of-over-3b-report) Where to start modernizing your legacy portfolio (https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/where-to-start-modernizing-your-legacy-portfolio) Why Verizon sold AOL, Yahoo for about 1% of their peak valuation (https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-media-trends-b57d1701-05a2-4339-8dea-8d7725cfd4b7.html?chunk=4&utm_term=twsocialshare#story4) Verizon to offload Yahoo, AOL for $5 billion (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apollo-acquire-verizons-media-assets-121009726.html?guccounter=1) "Act like a scientist, not like a preacher.” (@AdamMGrant) (https://twitter.com/mijustin/status/1389642344610160641?s=21) Twilio's private GitHub repositories cloned by Codecov attacker, cloud comms platform confirms (https://www.theregister.com/2021/05/05/twilio_codecov_attack/) Nonsense 'Disaster Girl' is 21 now and just made $500,000 off the meme (https://twitter.com/i/events/1387821366146211845) Wow, so Berkshire Hathaway is so expensive it broke NASDAQ data feeds. (https://twitter.com/mattrickard/status/1389732069333295104) Meet Einstein (https://einstein.digitalhumans.com/) Creepy Expensify video about pending IPO (https://twitter.com/expensify/status/1389205286590681092?s=20) Sponsors ConfigCat — Release features faster with less risk with ConfigCat. Start today by visiting ConfigCat.com (https://configcat.com) and signing for their forever free plan. CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start your 7-day Free Trial today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (https://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback Ryan wants you to work at Datadog as Technical Writer (https://www.datadoghq.com/careers/detail/?gh_jid=2220727) Jordy says there lots of jobs at Weaveworks (https://www.weave.works/company/hiring/) Jeffrey want you to become the SRE - World of Warcraft (https://careers.blizzard.com/global/en/job/R005960/Software-Engineer-Server-Reliability-World-of-Warcraft) Conferences RabbitMQ Summit (https://rabbitmqsummit.com), July 13-14, 2021. SLOConf - (https://www.sloconf.com/) Virtual May 17-20 - Matt (https://twitter.com/SLOconf/status/1386643722616676354)’s talk is in the can SpringOne (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd. SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Brandon: Mare of Eastown (https://www.hbo.com/mare-of-easttown?camp=GOOGLE%7CHTS_SEM%7CPID_p62529247201&keyword=mare+of+easttown+hbo+series&utm_id=sa%7C71700000081749821%7C58700006943261024%7Cp62529247201&utm_content=tun&gclid=CjwKCAjwhMmEBhBwEiwAXwFoEfq-huP0xAQl40w6ZhN3ZnCF1QwIIVk2iRvg1QJQ3w9yUebt535gtBoCnxcQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds) Listen my interview with Grant from Replicated (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/297) Matt: Long Service Leave (https://www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au/employers/nsw-employer-essentials/long-service-leave-entitlement-nsw/) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/vO9-gal54go) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/K-Iog-Bqf8E)
Brandon interviews Grant Miller the CEO of Replicated (https://www.replicated.com). They discuss Grant's background, building enterprise software and how to deliver Kubernetes apps anywhere. Plus, Grant tell us what it's really like to be an intern at an investment bank. Show Links The Submarine by Paul Graham (http://www.paulgraham.com/submarine.html) EnterpriseReady.io (https://www.enterpriseready.io) EnterpriseReady Podcast (https://www.enterpriseready.io/podcast/) kURL (https://kurl.sh) Kots (https://kots.io) Contact Grant Twitter: @GrantM (https://twitter.com/GrantM) LinkedIn: grantlmiller (https://www.linkedin.com/in/grantlmiller/) Replicated Demo (https://www.replicated.com/contact) Special Guest: Grant Miller.
This week we discuss the Rackspace-Platform9 partnership, Microsoft buying Kinvolk and the commodification of DevOps. Plus, some hot takes on Zoom’s new immersive view. Rundown Zoom launches Immersive View to unify participants in the same virtual room (https://venturebeat.com/2021/04/26/zoom-launches-immersive-view-to-unify-participants-in-the-same-virtual-room/) M&A Rackspace Technology Announces Strategic Investment in Platform9 and Launches Rackspace Managed Platform for Kubernetes (https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/04/29/2219796/0/en/Rackspace-Technology-Announces-Strategic-Investment-in-Platform9-and-Launches-Rackspace-Managed-Platform-for-Kubernetes.html) Kinvolk: Microsoft acquires Kinvolk (https://kinvolk.io/blog/2021/04/microsoft-acquires-kinvolk/) IBM Acquires Turbonomic to Power the Future of AI-Driven Hybrid Cloud (https://blog.turbonomic.com/ibm-acquires-turbonomic-to-power-the-future-of-ai-driven-hybrid-cloud?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=124211037&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8bgvAwh22J1XyhQ904BZseJT0hDZ64fB5OvSvr9lVdQLRHZY0gS8_3E8JGPecL4b7I4lxO2rrnQU4ntmTsPzDG6j0dnQ&utm_content=124211037&utm_source=hs_email) Microsoft Microsoft beats Q3 revenue expectations on strength of cloud and PC sales (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-q3-earnings-2021-164756837.html) Microsoft books biggest revenue growth since 2018 (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/27/microsoft-msft-earnings-q3-2021.html) Kubernetes Usability SIG (https://github.com/kubernetes/community/tree/master/sig-usability) Court snubs Microsoft, US govt's request to throw out Amazon's complaint against JEDI cloud contract decision (https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/28/aws_jedi_ruling/) Earnings Alphabet reports big earnings beat as revenue grows 34% (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/27/alphabet-goog-earnings-q1-2021.html) Apple is on Fire - The Irrelevant Investor (https://theirrelevantinvestor.com/2021/04/28/apple-is-on-fire/) The Commodification of DevOps (https://aparker.io/posts/the-commodification-of-devops/) 7 things wrong with Deloitte’s Agile Tube Map (https://medium.com/tech-sojourna/7-things-wrong-with-deloittes-agile-tube-map-641192e20068) Atlassian’s Open DevOps (https://sdtimes.com/devops/atlassian-reveals-open-devops-vision/) Crypto miners are killing free CI (https://layerci.com/blog/crypto-miners-are-killing-free-ci/) Relevant to your interests Is Octopus Deploy Australia’s next unicorn? (https://ia.acs.org.au/content/ia/article/2021/is-octopus-deploy-australia-s-next-unicorn-.html) Panasonic to buy U.S. supply-chain software firm Blue Yonder for $7.1 bln (https://www.reuters.com/business/panasonic-says-it-will-buy-us-supply-chain-software-firm-blue-yonder-2021-04-23/) Convicted Post Office workers have names cleared (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56859357) Apple to build first East Coast campus in N.C., will spend $430b across U.S. over 5 years (https://www.axios.com/apple-5g-infrastructure-north-carolina-east-coast-b7b3e756-12f5-4b96-ad46-f7ee0defddb3.html) Thoma Bravo buys cybersecurity vendor Proofpoint for $12.3B in cash (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/26/thoma-bravo-buys-cybersecurity-vendor-proofpoin-for-12-3b-in-cash/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosprorata&stream=top) Open-source software company SUSE to float in Frankfurt (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-suse-ipo/open-source-software-company-suse-to-float-in-frankfurt-idUSKBN2CD0ND) SiriusXM Acquires Roman Mars' 99% Invisible Podcast (https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/siriusxm-acquires-roman-mars-99-invisible-podcast-301276779.html) Spotify unveils subscription platform for podcasts (https://www.axios.com/spotify-subscription-podcast-platform-408aa2c6-5a4b-46ce-bbda-851b829f5500.html) What is Amazon Athena? An Introduction and Walkthrough - Last Week in AWS (https://www.lastweekinaws.com/blog/what-is-amazon-athena-an-introduction-and-walkthrough/) Snap has acquired Pixel8earth, a 3D mapping developer, for $7.6M – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/26/snap-has-acquired-pixel8earth-a-3d-mapping-developer-for-7-6m/) How your mobile carrier makes money off some of your most sensitive data (https://www.vox.com/recode/22325420/t-mobile-verizon-att-ad-targeting-data) Changes at Basecamp (https://world.hey.com/jason/changes-at-basecamp-7f32afc5) Microsoft Teams was down worldwide for many users for two hours (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/27/22405300/microsoft-teams-down-outage-worldwide-issues) IBM Stock: Things Are Changing (NYSE:IBM) (https://seekingalpha.com/article/4421480-ibm-stock-things-are-changing) HCSEC-2021-12 - Codecov Security Event and HashiCorp GPG Key Exposure (https://discuss.hashicorp.com/t/hcsec-2021-12-codecov-security-event-and-hashicorp-gpg-key-exposure/23512) Facebook benefits from pandemic ad spending but Apple could spoil its party (https://www.reuters.com/technology/facebook-quarterly-revenue-beats-expectations-2021-04-28/) The Slander Industry (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/04/24/technology/online-slander-websites.html) What really happened at Basecamp (https://www.platformer.news/p/-what-really-happened-at-basecamp) Changes at Basecamp (https://world.hey.com/jason/changes-at-basecamp-7f32afc5) In Search of Stupidity: Over Twenty Years of High Tech Marketing Disasters (https://www.amazon.com/Search-Stupidity-Twenty-Marketing-Disasters/dp/1590597214) Nonsense YOO! - Microsoft Sweden 1993 (https://youtu.be/rjQV0U56FVk) Google Timelapse (https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/) World's Oldest Known Bottle Of Whiskey Could Fetch $40,000 At Boston-Based Auction (https://boston.cbslocal.com/2021/04/25/skinnker-auctioneers-worlds-oldest-whiskey/) "Microsoft Excel Influencer” (https://twitter.com/adamnash/status/1387236381684944896?s=21) N.Y.P.D. Robot Dog’s Run Is Cut Short After Fierce Backlash (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/28/nyregion/nypd-robot-dog-backlash.html?referringSource=articleShare) Beyond Calibri: Finding Microsoft's next default font (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2021/04/28/beyond-calibri-finding-microsofts-next-default-font/) Sponsors CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start learning today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (https://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) ConfigCat — Release features faster with less risk with ConfigCat. Start today by visiting ConfigCat.com (https://configcat.com) and signing for their forever free plan. Listener Feedback Samanyu wants you to work InfraCloud. They are hiring Solutions Architects (https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2520288425/) and SREs (https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2516404219/). Conferences RabbitMQ Summit (https://rabbitmqsummit.com), July 13-14, 2021. CloudNativeCon Europe 2021 - Virtual (https://email.linuxfoundation.org/e2t/tc/VWml6b55qjqKW2hPD2x5vv5K7W3hB9jJ4qq-fZN5XFYmZ3lGnpV1-WJV7CgLSHW6c6fTc2FfQyxN7g0lPHGRD_6W3jzTZk1pFVwyW2TqJ-y2KjpL1W666rY84ZWYv2W4yllM695TrCZW8bhGxR4f4mq3W39LtnJ6TjCqYVy1jDF2TkR7VW1K9Y5275t_kyN8TQXfWZ3KgfW44qYYk2CCPz7W1GXGWw3BBkG9W2p-LYF6r2s4tW8t1_l_4clKzSW8dhgc05lDwm2W51kqWx8rcLr-W33XLWC2RDQ4MW7szTYq448CMJW8dmjp05HCYvrW1h0y7242lcY1W2K08W81bljrbW3w35h-19DyxzW22rbKg2qW5KrW201w0v1Wzm9vW8Z5fgl57cm6p329f1) SLOConf - (https://www.sloconf.com/) Virtual May 17-20 - Matt needs to get on his talk (https://twitter.com/SLOconf/status/1386643722616676354) SpringOne (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd. SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Brandon: Death's End (The Three-Body Problem Series, 3) (https://www.amazon.com/Deaths-End-Remembrance-Earths-Past/dp/0765377101) Matt: Leeroy Jenkins (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLyOj_QD4a4) Coté: MonitorControl (https://github.com/MonitorControl/MonitorControl/releases/tag/v2.1.0). You can change your zoom banner art thing: no more office plants. Saul Pawnson as a kid (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rAO_81kIug). Image Credit (https://aparker.io/posts/the-commodification-of-devops/) Image Credit (https://blog.zoom.us/introducing-zoom-immersive-view/)
This week we discuss Grafana moving to the AGPL, Signal goes on offense and Grad Students infecting the Linux Kernel. Plus, how many door locks do you need? Rundown AGPL Grafana, Loki, and Tempo will be relicensed to AGPLv3 (https://grafana.com/blog/2021/04/20/grafana-loki-tempo-relicensing-to-agplv3/) Chris Aniszczyk’s take (https://twitter.com/cra/status/1384671780715913219?s=21) Another Thread Twitter Thread (https://twitter.com/juliusvolz/status/1384565189249572866?s=21) Hacking Exploiting vulnerabilities in Cellebrite UFED and Physical Analyzer from an app's perspective (https://signal.org/blog/cellebrite-vulnerabilities/) A Twitter Thread on Signal and Celebrate (https://twitter.com/erratarob/status/1385020198697291777?s=21) Linux kernel developers do not like being experimented on (http://ttps://lore.kernel.org/linux-nfs/YH%2FfM%2FTsbmcZzwnX@kroah.com/) University of Minnesota hacks the Linux Kernel? (https://twitter.com/umncomputersci/status/1384948683821694976?s=21) Discord took our advice Discord Ends Deal Talks With Microsoft (https://www.wsj.com/articles/discord-ends-deal-talks-with-microsoft-11618938806) Relevant to your interests Oracle plans $1.2 billion campus in Nashville, creating 8,500 jobs (https://www.marketwatch.com/story/oracle-plans-1-2-billion-campus-in-nashville-creating-8-500-jobs-01618437488) IBM acquires Italy’s myInvenio to integrate process mining directly into its suite of automation tools (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/15/ibm-acquires-italys-myinvenio-to-integrate-process-mining-directly-into-its-suite-of-automation-tools/) New York State just passed a law requiring ISPs to offer $15 broadband (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/16/22388184/new-york-affordable-internet-cost-low-income-price-cap-bill) Once VMware is free from Dell, who might fancy buying it? – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/18/once-vmware-is-free-from-dell-who-might-fancy-buying-it/) Proposed acquisition of ARM Limited by NVIDIA Corporation: public interest intervention (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/proposed-acquisition-of-arm-limited-by-nvidia-corporation-public-interest-intervention) Dollars flow to live audio as moderation problems loom (https://www.axios.com/clubhouse-dollars-live-audio-moderation-problems-a972ad6f-22fc-4ebe-9565-9f179fd97c7f.html) NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity takes off on historic 1st powered flight on another world (https://www.space.com/mars-helicopter-ingenuity-first-flight-success) IBM beats across the board, posts revenue growth after four quarters of declines (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/19/ibm-earnings-q1-2021.html) Microsoft’s Visual Studio for Mac getting complete overhaul with native UI and more (https://9to5mac.com/2021/04/19/microsofts-visual-studio-for-mac-overhaul/) The ascent of Lina Khan, tech antitrust icon (https://www.axios.com/lina-khan-tech-antitrust-icon-84829d38-33d9-4a45-81fe-8600c6aa6bf0.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosprorata&stream=top) Apple Podcasts launches in-app subscriptions (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/20/22381980/apple-podcasts-app-subscriptions-new-design) Emerging storage-based cryptocurrency Chia could jack up SSD/HDD prices in the future (https://www.techspot.com/news/89350-emerging-storage-based-cryptocurrency-chia-could-jack-up.html) Exploiting vulnerabilities in Cellebrite UFED and Physical Analyzer from an app's perspective (https://signal.org/blog/cellebrite-vulnerabilities/) IBM and IPwe want to issue patents as NFTs and make them easier to monetize (https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ibm-and-ipwe-want-to-issue-patents-as-nfts-and-make-them-easier-to-monetize/) Security Incident Disclosure (https://brew.sh/2021/04/21/security-incident-disclosure/) Netflix earnings are out – here are the numbers (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/20/netflix-nflx-q1-2021-earnings.html) Netflix stock craters after subscriber miss — is now a great time to buy? (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/netflix-stock-craters-after-subscriber-miss-is-now-a-great-time-to-buy-110254909.html) Microsoft Edge, Safari, Firefox have no plans for FLoC yet (https://9to5google.com/2021/04/19/microsoft-edge-safari-firefox-floc/) Why Brave Disables FLoC (https://brave.com/why-brave-disables-floc/) Nonsense RIP, Apple TV remote: There’s finally a replacement and it’s only $15 at Amazon (https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/rip-apple-tv-remote-finally-123730675.html) LMAO (https://twitter.com/ohlol/status/1383169345455489026?s=21) Amazon signs with ULA for rockets to launch Jeff Bezos' Kuiper internet satellites (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/19/amazon-signs-ula-rockets-to-launch-bezos-kuiper-internet-satellites.html) Sponsors CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start learning today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (https://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback CloudBees is hiring a Solution Architect, APAC (https://boards.greenhouse.io/cloudbees/jobs/3031121) Nate wants you to attend the AWS Strategic Accounts Solutions Architect Recruiting Event (https://awsstrategicsaevent.splashthat.com/) Jordi wants you to work out Weaveworks — The Original GitOps Company (http://weaveworks.breezy.hr) Read Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Working-Backwards-Insights-Stories-Secrets/dp/B088MFRK1H/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=amazon+book&qid=1619038998&sr=8-2) THE THREAD exceeds 4k messages Conferences RabbitMQ Summit (https://rabbitmqsummit.com), July 13-14, 2021. SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 23rd. (https://springone.io/cfp) VMware Tanzu Up Close Virtual Event (https://connect.tanzu.vmware.com/EMEA_P5_FE_Q122_Event_VMware-Tanzu-Up-Close.html), April 27, 2021, 10:00am - 5:50pm CET SpringOne Tour: EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). CloudNativeCon Europe 2021 - Virtual (https://email.linuxfoundation.org/e2t/tc/VWml6b55qjqKW2hPD2x5vv5K7W3hB9jJ4qq-fZN5XFYmZ3lGnpV1-WJV7CgLSHW6c6fTc2FfQyxN7g0lPHGRD_6W3jzTZk1pFVwyW2TqJ-y2KjpL1W666rY84ZWYv2W4yllM695TrCZW8bhGxR4f4mq3W39LtnJ6TjCqYVy1jDF2TkR7VW1K9Y5275t_kyN8TQXfWZ3KgfW44qYYk2CCPz7W1GXGWw3BBkG9W2p-LYF6r2s4tW8t1_l_4clKzSW8dhgc05lDwm2W51kqWx8rcLr-W33XLWC2RDQ4MW7szTYq448CMJW8dmjp05HCYvrW1h0y7242lcY1W2K08W81bljrbW3w35h-19DyxzW22rbKg2qW5KrW201w0v1Wzm9vW8Z5fgl57cm6p329f1) SLOConf - (https://www.sloconf.com/) Virtual May 17-20 SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Brandon: iPad Stand (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071K5XXVX/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&aaxitk=DMbvaqerhvb2I.g2h1n6jA&hsa_cr_id=2868944090001&pd_rd_plhdr=t&pd_rd_r=e50b481c-bad9-4ee8-905e-dfc4dfe905d5&pd_rd_w=Ws4hU&pd_rd_wg=2YGg2&ref_=sbx_be_s_sparkle_mcd_asin_0_img). Matt: Boyue Likebook P10 (https://amzn.to/3eo5kJV) Coté: “ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Bullshit)On Bullshit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Bullshit).” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Bullshit) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/yI4pFmN9ges)
This week we discuss IBM’s Kyndryl, AWS launches OpenSearch and what makes a good strategy. Plus, how much do you really need to know about wine? Rundown Kyndryl (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ibm-name-infrastructure-services-business-134441587.html) IBM to name infrastructure services business 'Kyndryl' after spinoff (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ibm-name-infrastructure-services-business-134441587.html) IBM spinoff joins a long list of questionable corporate names (https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/12/business/kyndryl-ibm-corporate-names/index.html) Introducing OpenSearch (https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/introducing-opensearch/) Relevant to your interests Social Media Use in 2021 (https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2021/04/07/social-media-use-in-2021/) Next Chapter for Gitpod (https://www.gitpod.io/blog/next-chapter-for-gitpod) Reddit is secretly exploring a Clubhouse-like voice chat feature (https://mashable.com/article/reddit-clubhouse-voice-chat/) JetBrains 2020/21 Annual Highlights (https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/annualreport-2020/) Apple M1 hardware support merged into Linux 5.13 (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/apple-m1-hardware-support-merged-into-linux-5-13/) Apple TV Digital Signage: Low up-front cost and easy to deploy (https://9to5mac.com/2021/04/10/apple-tv-digital-signage-2/) Amazon defeats warehouse union push, RWDSU challenges results (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/09/amazon-defeats-warehouse-union-push-challenges-expected/) China Fines Alibaba Record $2.8 Billion After Monopoly Probe (https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/china-fines-alibaba-group-2-020455410.html) Microsoft accelerates industry cloud strategy for healthcare with the acquisition of Nuance (https://news.microsoft.com/2021/04/12/microsoft-accelerates-industry-cloud-strategy-for-healthcare-with-the-acquisition-of-nuance/) Microsoft buys AI speech tech company Nuance for $19.7 billion (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/12/22379414/microsoft-buys-nuance-ai-speech-tech) Glow – Glow joins Libsyn (https://www.glow.fm/blog/glow-joins-libsyn) Cloud transformation challenges in 9 cartoons (https://acloudguru.com/blog/business/cloud-transformation-challenges-in-9-cartoons) Epic reportedly set to lose at least $330m in efforts to compete with Steam (https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-04-12-epic-reportedly-set-to-lose-at-least-usd330m-in-efforts-to-compete-with-steam) Sony adds $200M to its investment in Epic Games (https://www.polygon.com/22381613/epic-games-valuation-billion-sony-stake-ownership-funding-round-metaverse-statement) FreeBSD gives ARM64 green light for production over x86 alternative's 'growth trajectory' (https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/12/freebsd_promotes_arm64_to_be/) MicroStrategy Pivots to Bitcoin Payouts for Board of Directors (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-12/microstrategy-pivots-to-bitcoin-payouts-for-board-of-directors) Neelan Choksi posted on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/posts/neelan_thrilled-to-announce-this-im-grateful-activity-6786299336914563072-689E) Senior execs Forsyth, Frasca and Lemieux leaving Shopify (https://obj.ca/article/techopia/senior-execs-forsyth-frasca-and-lemieux-leaving-shopify) Bash Uploader Security Update (https://about.codecov.io/security-update/) Parallels 16.5 with native Apple Silicon support now available, up 30% faster VM performance than Intel (https://9to5mac.com/2021/04/14/parallels-16-5-with-native-apple-silicon-support-now-available-up-30-faster-vm-performance-than-intel/) Docker Desktop for Mac Updated With Apple Silicon Support (https://www.macrumors.com/2021/04/15/docker-for-mac-apple-silicon/) Dell Selling Boomi Cloud iPaaS Business? (https://www.channele2e.com/business/finance/dell-selling-boomi/) Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/14/dell-is-spinning-out-vmware-in-a-deal-expected-to-generate-over-9b-for-the-company/) 1Password acquires SecretHub and launches new enterprise secrets management tool (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/13/1password-acquires-secrethub-and-launches-new-enterprise-secrets-management-tool/) 1Password targets developers with Secrets Automation, acquisition of SecretHub (https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/13/1password_secrethub_automation/) Here’s how the FBI managed to get into the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/14/22383957/fbi-san-bernadino-iphone-hack-shooting-investigation) Nonsense No more vests (https://twitter.com/2PMinc/status/1380264030368055301) Software Defined Baby? (https://twitter.com/darylwiest/status/1381388962292506628?s=21) The Problem with Time & Timezones (https://youtu.be/-5wpm-gesOY) Sponsors CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start learning today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (https://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) Listener Feedback The Real Book - 99% Invisible (https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/the-real-book/) via Chris Winters strongDM is hiring for Developer Relations Leader (https://jobs.lever.co/strongdm/a02be5fe-12c3-4a13-a3fd-bc66795bbd2a), Customer Support Engineer (https://jobs.lever.co/strongdm/e4bd3cf4-40f4-4b39-a52e-a93c70b6ff40) and a Data Engineer (https://jobs.lever.co/strongdm/66e84d40-aaba-4d94-990d-9e450adc57c2) Come work on Coté’s team - developer advocate role (https://careers.vmware.com/main/jobs/R2106437?lang=en-us): “The Technical Advocacy team at VMware is looking for a Technical Advocate focused on Kubernetes.” Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 23 (https://springone.io/cfp)rd. SpringOne Tour: EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). VMware Tanzu Up Close Virtual Event (https://connect.tanzu.vmware.com/EMEA_P5_FE_Q122_Event_VMware-Tanzu-Up-Close.html), April 27, 2021, 10:00am - 5:50pm CET CloudNativeCon Europe 2021 - Virtual (https://email.linuxfoundation.org/e2t/tc/VWml6b55qjqKW2hPD2x5vv5K7W3hB9jJ4qq-fZN5XFYmZ3lGnpV1-WJV7CgLSHW6c6fTc2FfQyxN7g0lPHGRD_6W3jzTZk1pFVwyW2TqJ-y2KjpL1W666rY84ZWYv2W4yllM695TrCZW8bhGxR4f4mq3W39LtnJ6TjCqYVy1jDF2TkR7VW1K9Y5275t_kyN8TQXfWZ3KgfW44qYYk2CCPz7W1GXGWw3BBkG9W2p-LYF6r2s4tW8t1_l_4clKzSW8dhgc05lDwm2W51kqWx8rcLr-W33XLWC2RDQ4MW7szTYq448CMJW8dmjp05HCYvrW1h0y7242lcY1W2K08W81bljrbW3w35h-19DyxzW22rbKg2qW5KrW201w0v1Wzm9vW8Z5fgl57cm6p329f1) Coté’s webinar, April 20th at 6pm CET (https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/14883/481167): a “book tour” for his upcoming Mindset book. SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Brandon: Coherence (https://www.amazon.com/Coherence-Emily-Foxler/dp/B00MFDZJAG) Coté: Montreal Steak Seasoning Matt: Soviet-era Lord of the Rings (https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2021/4/7/22371380/soviet-era-lord-of-the-rings-tv-adaptation-low-budget-delight) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/34_cEpcBjpE) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/oZPwn40zCK4)
This week we discuss the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Google vs. Oracle and the future of open source business models. Plus, do you really need a yard? Rundown API’s for Everyone Supreme Court sides with Google in Oracle’s API copyright case (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/5/22367851/google-oracle-supreme-court-ruling-java-android-api) SCOTUS Decision Oracle vs. Google (https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/18-956_d18f.pdf) Xinuos—owners of what used to be SCO—file suit against Red Hat and IBM (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/xinuos-finishes-picking-up-scos-mantle-by-suing-red-hat-and-ibm/) OSS Business Models The Identity Crisis Facing Open Source Companies in the Cloud (https://www.tomtunguz.com/open-source-cloud-identity-crisis/) GitHub Sponsors (https://github.com/sponsors/community) Everyone uses OpenSSL, but nobody's willing to fix it — except the Linux Foundation (https://venturebeat.com/2014/05/29/everyone-uses-openssl-but-nobodys-willing-to-fix-it-except-the-linux-foundation/) Troubles with the Open Source Gig Economy and Sustainability Tip Jar (https://www.aniszczyk.org/2019/03/25/troubles-with-the-open-source-gig-economy-and-sustainability-tip-jar/) Tidelift | A managed open source subscription backed by creators and maintainers (https://tidelift.com/) Relevant to your interests Briefing: Amazon Plans for Return to ‘Office-Centric Culture’ (https://www.theinformation.com/briefings/11454c) Theme Studio: Create VS Code Themes! (https://themes.vscode.one/) Software development is a losers game (https://thehosk.medium.com/software-development-is-a-losers-game-fc68bb30d7eb) Amazon apologizes (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/3/22365330/amazon-apology-pee-bottles-worker-warehouse-union-pocan) Gitlab acquired Peach Fuzzer Pro then open-sourced most of it (https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/security-products/protocol-fuzzer-ce) VMware Taps Knative for Tanzu Kubernetes Abstraction - SDxCentral (https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/vmware-taps-knative-for-tanzu-kubernetes-abstraction/2021/04/) LG confirms it’s getting out of the smartphone business (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/4/22346084/lg-exits-smartphone-business) Personal data of 533 million Facebook users leaks online (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/4/22366822/facebook-personal-data-533-million-leaks-online-email-phone-numbers) Spotify opens a second personalized playlist to sponsors, after ‘Discover Weekly’ in 2019 (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/05/spotify-opens-a-second-personalized-playlist-to-sponsors-after-discover-weekly-in-2019/) Google will stop using Oracle's finance software and adopt SAP instead (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/05/google-will-stop-using-oracle-finance-software-switch-to-sap.html) Biden allows Trump admin's H-1B visa program suspension to expire (https://www.ciodive.com/news/h1B-program-suspension-biden/597813/) Clubhouse Discusses Funding at About $4 Billion Value (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-06/clubhouse-is-said-to-discuss-funding-at-about-4-billion-value) Note-taking app Mem raises $5.6 million from Andreessen Horowitz (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/06/note-taking-app-mem-raises-5-6-million-from-andreessen-horowitz/) IBM Delivers on Cloud Promise for Financial Services - Container Journal (https://containerjournal.com/features/ibm-delivers-on-cloud-promise-for-financial-services/) IBM creates a COBOL compiler – for Linux on x86 (https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/07/ibm_cobol_x86_linux/) Target CIO Mike McNamara makes a cloud declaration of independence (https://www.protocol.com/enterprise/target-cio-mike-mcnamara-multicloud) T-Mobile’s 5G home internet service has become a reality (https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/7/22312155/t-mobile-5g-home-internet-wireless-broadband) KKR hands Box a $500M lifeline (https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/08/kkr-hands-box-a-500m-lifeline/) Cisco and HashiCorp Join Forces to Deliver Infrastructure as Code Automation Across Hybrid Cloud (https://blogs.cisco.com/cloud/cisco-and-hashicorp-join-forces-to-deliver-infrastructure-as-code-automation-across-hybrid-cloud) Redis Labs doubles value to $2bn in 9 months with $110m Series G funding round (https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/07/redis_labs_doubles_value_to/) Google Is Testing Its Controversial New Ad Targeting Tech in Millions of Browsers. Here’s What We Know. (https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/google-testing-its-controversial-new-ad-targeting-tech-millions-browsers-heres) JAB Guidance on CentOS Linux End of Life (https://www.fedramp.gov/2021-03-30-CentOS-Linux-End-of-Life/) Nonsense Inside a viral website (https://notfunatparties.substack.com/p/inside-a-viral-website) Engineers Sneakily Upgrade Apple M1 Mac Mini With More Storage, RAM (https://www.tomshardware.com/news/mac-m1-mod) Sponsors CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start learning today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (http://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) Listener Feedback Ryan from DataDog wants you to know they are hiring a Technical Writer (https://www.datadoghq.com/careers/detail/?gh_jid=2220727) and Technical Curriculum Developer (https://www.datadoghq.com/careers/detail/?gh_jid=2220736) REMOTE available. Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). VMware Tanzu Up Close Virtual Event (https://connect.tanzu.vmware.com/EMEA_P5_FE_Q122_Event_VMware-Tanzu-Up-Close.html), April 27, 2021, 10:00am - 5:50pm CET SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Brandon: Formula 1: Drive to Survive (https://www.netflix.com/title/80204890). Coté: Peanut M&M’s; Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/Vq__yk6faOI) Photo Credit (https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/18-956_d18f.pdf)
This week we discuss a potential Box/Dropbox merger, Discord rumors and the meaning of work. Plus, what happens when you spill water on your laptop? Rundown Could Box and Dropbox Merge? @themotleyfool #stocks $BOX $DBX $MSFT (https://www.fool.com/investing/2021/03/28/could-box-and-dropbox-merge/) Prof. Galloway likes MSFT buying Discord (https://twitter.com/pivotpod/status/1375824932785909760?s=21) Amazon Twitter War (https://twitter.com/delrey/status/1376278015680843779?s=21) Work / Life Tech Support: How can I cope with my meaningless job, and maddening manager? (https://techworker.com/2021/03/29/tech-support-how-can-i-cope-with-my-meaningless-job-and-maddening-manager/) Solomon Hykes is back (https://twitter.com/solomonstre/status/1376725608747593731) McKinsey’s advice to European banks (https://twitter.com/cote/status/1377487540102569984): don’t bring an entourage to meetings. Relevant to your interests IBM doubles down on OpenShift (https://www.protocol.com/newsletters/protocol-enterprise/ibm-red-hat-openshift?rebelltitem=1#rebelltitem1) VMware Cloud announcement (https://twitter.com/VMware/status/1377277520102428679) The New York Times x NFT | Foundation (https://foundation.app/kevinroose/the-new-york-times-x-nft-13129) Software vendors would have to disclose breaches to U.S. government users under new order: draft (https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSL1N2LN3E) Factorio Is The Best Technical Interview We Have (https://erikmcclure.com/blog/factorio-is-best-interview-we-have/) Fintech comes to America at last (https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/03/27/fintech-comes-to-america-at-last) Buffer overruns, license violations, and bad code: FreeBSD 13’s close call (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/03/buffer-overruns-license-violations-and-bad-code-freebsd-13s-close-call/) PHP's Git server hacked to add backdoors to PHP source code (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phps-git-server-hacked-to-add-backdoors-to-php-source-code/) T-Mobile is the first US carrier to make Google Messages its default SMS app (https://www.engadget.com/t-mobile-google-messages-212527575.html) Unsplash is being acquired by Getty Images (https://unsplash.com/blog/unsplash-getty/) Introducing the Echo subsea cable (https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/infrastructure/introducing-the-echo-subsea-cable/) LinkedIn confirms it’s working on a Clubhouse rival, too (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/30/linkedin-confirms-its-working-on-a-clubhouse-rival-too/?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuaW5vcmVhZGVyLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAJNB71cjWYjYTRsUHIQfk7c1dJLL2Af1wKSJBWK5a5-oUxWNhPIQhCbfmqU_X2Sd3O7EVZ3WH2Yi3mc7eYWOqiPRHgAaoSPagsMJO9F3bWeJ-R-D7GgqJvetSKUwaLEC385YjSNeGFM9fjCmCahqjz-xW7juccwvSvMpRZ17lcmf) SSRF vulnerability in NPM package Netmask impacts up to 279k projects (https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/amp/ssrf-vulnerability-in-npm-package-netmask-impacts-up-to-279k-projects) Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Breach “Catastrophic” (https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/03/whistleblower-ubiquiti-breach-catastrophic/) Ubiquiti, Inc. Investigated for Possible Securities Laws Violations by Block & Leviton LLP; Investors Should Contact the Firm (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/shareholder-alert-ubiquiti-inc-investigated-184800904.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9rcmVic29uc2VjdXJpdHkuY29tLzIwMjEvMDMvd2hpc3RsZWJsb3dlci11YmlxdWl0aS1icmVhY2gtY2F0YXN0cm9waGljLw&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAANxzrnuYLGOPmunKjgVOWxc_KbH4rGobv0StOq5Ze80l5-XyX9O12gngluP6MBoSxz0XxAOvkoszFURecya8TaMSVyk6XkgfegqaLR3LnlQvGBTus1iBuuh8FelG1--Pc1u9IGHFs2mlu61HKGw3FRNwhs6qAK9dFslKLAjygggd) ARM introduces v9, its first new chip architecture in a decade (https://www.engadget.com/arm-armv9-architecture-180043435.html) Facebook's new hookup: A pair of submarine cables to link North America, Indonesia, Singapore (https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/30/facebook_new_submarine_cables/) Google is accelerating partial reopening of offices and putting limits on future of remote work (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/31/google-speeds-partial-office-reopening-and-puts-limits-on-remote-work.html) Discord’s new Clubhouse-like feature, Stage Channels, is available now (https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/31/22356682/discord-stage-channels-clubhouse-like-feature-voice?scrolla=5eb6d68b7fedc32c19ef33b4) Common Room, Community Management Startup Used By Confluent, Figma And Notion, Launches With $52 Million In Funding (https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2021/03/31/common-room-launches-community-software-with-52-million-funding/) Send AWS Metrics to Partners and to Your Apps in Real Time (https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/cloudwatch-metric-streams-send-aws-metrics-to-partners-and-to-your-apps-in-real-time/) GCP Outpaces Azure, AWS in the 2021 Cloud Report (https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/2021-cloud-report/) Slack wants to be more than a text-based messaging platform (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/26/slack-wants-to-be-more-than-a-text-based-messaging-platform/) Substack raising $65 million in venture capital amid newsletter boom (https://www.axios.com/substack-andreessen-horowitz-newsletter-36cb98ea-a7b3-43b1-883a-fa45586eaad4.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosprorata&stream=top) Nonsense 'Worst mice plague I've ever seen': Millions of rodents descend on eastern Australia (https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/worst-mice-plague-ever-seen-millions-rodents-descend-eastern-australia-rcna513) Silicon Valley Season 2 - Jared Dunn explains what is SWOT Analysis to the team (https://youtu.be/XfB0g_JDIds) Burritos Or Bitcoin: Chipotle To Give Away $200k In Free Burritos And Bitcoin To Celebrate National Burrito Day (https://newsroom.chipotle.com/2021-03-30-Burritos-Or-Bitcoin-Chipotle-To-Give-Away-200k-In-Free-Burritos-And-Bitcoin-To-Celebrate-National-Burrito-Day) Steer through the Suez Canal (https://technologyreview.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=47c1a9cec9749a8f8cbc83e78&id=4fd9ae043e&e=84061c219a) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) CBT Nuggets — Training available for IT Pros anytime, anywhere. Start learning today at cbtnuggets.com/sdt (http://cbtnuggets.com/sdt) Listener Feedback Dominic recommends NewsBlur (https://newsblur.com) to read newsletters Owen recommends Ioreader (https://www.inoreader.com) for newsletters Brian Gracely wants you to work on OpenShift at Red Hat. They are hiring over 10 Product Managers (https://careers-redhat.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=83669). Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). VMware Tanzu Up Close Virtual Event (https://connect.tanzu.vmware.com/EMEA_P5_FE_Q122_Event_VMware-Tanzu-Up-Close.html), April 27, 2021, 10:00am - 5:50pm CET SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: GGloba International Power Board Strip (https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B08KLX9H5S/). Brandon: Flame King Propane Torch Weed Burner (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L5GMWGK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). Coté: Brennenstuhl travel plug / travel adapter (travel socket adapter for: Schuko socket and USA & Japan plug) black (https://www.amazon.de/-/en/gp/product/B000WKG5YS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/Of-NXuECJbE) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/QL0FAxaq2z0)
This week we discuss Discord rumors, Slack Connect, the new AWS CEO and what would make Tableau and Salesforce better. Plus, why did Google Reader really get canceled…? Rundown Messaging Discord exploring sale that could be worth more than $10 billion (https://venturebeat.com/2021/03/22/discord-exploring-sale-that-could-be-worth-more-than-10-billion/) Box shares rise on report company is exploring sale (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/22/box-shares-rise-on-report-company-is-exploring-sale/) Slack Is About to Become a Nightmare (https://gizmodo.com/slack-is-about-to-become-a-nightmare-1846542909) The next Jassy Amazon hires former executive Adam Selipsky to run AWS (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/23/amazon-taps-former-executive-adam-selipsky-to-run-aws.html) Nine things you need to know about the new AWS CEO (https://www.protocol.com/aws-ceo-adam-selipsky-tableau) Why Google Killed Reader (https://twitter.com/ezraklein/status/1374512142192275461?s=21) Relevant to your interests COVID Accelerated the Future: Now Seize It (https://medium.com/sequoia-capital/covid-accelerated-the-future-now-seize-it-6a9e1d89a2c0) Google buy real estate Google lays out real estate plans for Texas in 2021 (https://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2021/03/18/google-announces-this-years-texas-investment-plan.html) Google announces expansion of Bakery Square campus (https://triblive.com/local/regional/google-announces-expansion-of-bakery-square-campus/) Google picks Durham for engineering hub, aims to create 1,000 jobs (https://www.wraltechwire.com/2021/03/18/google-picks-durham-for-engineering-hub-aims-to-create-1000-jobs/) Google to Invest $7 Billion in Bet on Post-Pandemic Office (https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-invests-7-billion-across-u-s-as-it-bets-on-the-post-pandemic-office-11616069081) Worklife Goldman CEO says he’ll try to get exhausted, 100-hour-a-week workers Saturdays off (https://nypost.com/2021/03/22/goldman-ceo-tells-exhausted-workers-hell-try-to-give-them-saturdays-off/) Citigroup CEO ordains Zoom-free Fridays to ease 'relentless' pandemic workday (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/mar/23/citigroup-ceo-ordains-zoom-free-fridays-to-ease-relentless-pandemic-workday) Rackspace Technology gains on takeover speculation (https://seekingalpha.com/news/3674422-rackspace-technology-gains-on-takeover-speculation) Kelsey Hightower on S3 Object Lambda (https://twitter.com/kelseyhightower/status/1373086372576120835?s=21) Hackers are exploiting a server vulnerability with a severity of 9.8 out of 10 (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/03/to-security-pros-dread-another-critical-server-vulnerability-is-under-exploit/) HAMR and MAMR will bring us giant hard drives | Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/upscaled-mamr-hamr-140023504.html) Apple’s HomePod mini reportedly has a secret temperature and humidity sensor (https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/22/22344279/apple-homepod-mini-temperature-humidity-sensor-secret) Twilio and ValueFirst Come Together to Improve Customer Engagement (https://www.twilio.com/blog/twilio-acquires-valuefirst) Apple Developing New 'HomePod' Models With Screens and Cameras (https://www.macrumors.com/2021/03/22/apple-speakers-with-screens-and-cameras-report/) Google is gunning for faster hardware, whether or not you see it (https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/03/22/google-is-gunning-for-faster-hardware-whether-or-not-you-see-it/) Powell calls cryptocurrencies 'not really useful stores of value' and says Fed will move slowly (https://link.thehustle.co/click/23294709.97230/aHR0cDovL2NuYmMuY29tLzIwMjEvMDMvMjIvY3J5cHRvY3VycmVuY2llcy1hcmUtbm90LXVzZWZ1bC1zdG9yZXMtb2YtdmFsdWUtc2F5cy1mZWRzLXBvd2VsbC5odG1s/5f3be10f2c81bf6314610498Bc6655824) Managed open-source software startup Aiven raises $100M in Series C funding (https://siliconangle.com/2021/03/23/managed-open-source-software-startup-aiven-raises-100m-series-c-funding/) Hopin buys two more companies as it triples down on video focus – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/23/hopin-buys-two-more-companies-as-it-triples-down-on-video-focus/) Robinhood Is Said to Have Filed Confidentially for U.S. IPO (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-23/robinhood-is-said-to-have-filed-confidentially-for-u-s-ipo) Prince Harry Is Taking on a New Job Title: Chief Impact Officer at BetterUp (https://www.wsj.com/articles/prince-harry-is-taking-on-a-new-job-title-chief-impact-officer-at-betterup-11616500802) How Google really feels about Amazon Redshift… (https://twitter.com/jonathan_oliver/status/1374551849731121160) A Brief History of Semiconductors: How The US Cut Costs and Lost the Leading Edge (https://employamerica.medium.com/a-brief-history-of-semiconductors-how-the-us-cut-costs-and-lost-the-leading-edge-c21b96707cd2) Kubecost raises $5.5 million to help teams monitor and reduce their Kubernetes spend (https://medium.com/kubecost/kubecost-raises-5-5-million-to-help-teams-monitor-and-reduce-their-kubernetes-spend-44e718e62335) Cisco and HashiCorp Join Forces to Deliver Infrastructure as Code Automation Across Hybrid Cloud - Cisco Blogs (https://blogs.cisco.com/cloud/cisco-and-hashicorp-join-forces-to-deliver-infrastructure-as-code-automation-across-hybrid-cloud) Intel Intel invests $20 billion in two Arizona factories, 7nm chips coming in 2023 | Engadget (https://www.engadget.com/intel-7nm-2023-meteor-lake-213933055.html) Pat Gelsinger Hype Video (https://twitter.com/benthompson/status/1374673380079587332?s=21) SiFive collaborates with new Intel Foundry Services to enable innovative new RISC-V computing platforms (https://www.sifive.com/blog/sifive-collaborates-with-new-intel-foundry-business) DigitalOcean IPO (https://a16z.com/2021/03/24/digitalocean-ipo/) Nonsense Krispy Kreme will you give you a free doughnut every day this year — if you've been vaccinated (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/krispy-kreme-free-doughnut-every-day-2021-covid-19-vaccination-card/) Silverwood Grove Is A Board Game Bringing Aussie Culture To Tabletop Gaming (https://www.kotaku.com.au/2021/03/silverwood-grove-board-game/) Goldman CEO says he’ll try to get exhausted, 100-hour-a-week workers Saturdays off (https://nypost.com/2021/03/22/goldman-ceo-tells-exhausted-workers-hell-try-to-give-them-saturdays-off/) Each State's Favorite Easter Treat (Spoiler: Apparently some people DO like Peeps) - Zippia (https://www.zippia.com/advice/best-easter-candy/) So, the #SuezCanal is blocked… (https://twitter.com/jsrailton/status/1374438210315513864?s=21) Report: Houses in Austin selling for more over asking price than any major U.S. city (https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/report-houses-in-austin-selling-for-more-over-asking-price-than-any-major-u-s-city/) You Can’t Trade Football Futures (https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-03-24/nfl-futures-betting-you-can-t-trade-on-pro-football-odds) A Message From the Skype CEO (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI0w_pwZY3E) Winter storm causes Austin home sales to dip in February for first time since (https://www.kvue.com/article/money/economy/boomtown-2040/february-home-sales-austin-texas-winter-storm/269-6a3d8d78-87ef-4fa1-8bf0-dc722a29e4cd) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). VMware Tanzu Up Close Virtual Event (https://connect.tanzu.vmware.com/EMEA_P5_FE_Q122_Event_VMware-Tanzu-Up-Close.html), April 27, 2021, 10:00am - 5:50pm CET March 31st VMware Tanzu event (https://www.vmware.com/app-cloud-event.html?utm_source=cote&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=TanzuTalk&utm_content=AjayInterview). Cloud Native Rust Day (https://events.linuxfoundation.org/cloud-native-rust-day/program/schedule/) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Coté: cote.io/downloads (https://cote.io/downloads/) Brandon: Pixelmator Pro (https://www.pixelmator.com/pro/) and SnagIT (https://www.techsmith.com/snagit-upgrade.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=1528592109&utm_content=58548136455&utm_term=snagit%20mac&gclid=Cj0KCQjwo-aCBhC-ARIsAAkNQiui6up5isntqgc2frymT_vOtsdY0oeJUekYs1mFUcJuB9und3JWLqUaAr1AEALw_wcB)
This week we discuss tech’s rich valuations, Airtable vs. Excel and the Goldman Analysts’ Presentation. Plus, some advice on when to buy a house. Rundown VC Stripe is now valued at $95 billion (https://www.axios.com/stripe-is-now-valued-at-95-billion-e04c5d89-ea62-4d75-8526-131735c28722.html) Airtable Tops $5.7 Billion Valuation On Growing Enterprise Sales And A Soaring Cloud Market (https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2021/03/15/airtable-tops-57-billion-valuation-on-growing-enterprise-sales-and-a-soaring-cloud-market/) Airtable is now valued at $5.77B with a fresh $270 million in Series E funding – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/15/airtable-is-now-valued-at-5-77b-with-a-fresh-270-million-in-series-e-funding/) Docker Series B: More Fuel To Help Dev Teams Get Ship Done (https://www.docker.com/blog/helping-dev-teams-get-ship-done/) Coinbase Backers Register 114.9 Million Shares for Listing (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-17/coinbase-backers-register-up-to-114-9-million-shares-for-listing) Work Life This Can’t Be Normal: The Tech Industry After a Year of Burnout (https://thenewstack.io/this-cant-be-normal-the-tech-industry-after-a-year-of-burnout/) Tell Your Boss the Four-Day Week Is Coming Soon (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-02/four-day-work-week-gains-popularity-around-the-world) Can We Stop Pretending SMS Is Secure Now? (https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/03/can-we-stop-pretending-sms-is-secure-now/) Goldman Analysts Work Too Hard (https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-03-18/goldman-analysts-work-too-hard) Relevant to your interests Netflix cracking down on password sharing: ‘You need your own account to keep watching’ (https://wgntv.com/news/netflix-cracking-down-on-password-sharing-you-need-your-own-account-to-keep-watching/) Why you should use pyenv + Pipenv for your Python projects | Hacker Noon (https://hackernoon.com/reaching-python-development-nirvana-bb5692adf30c) Google’s plan to disrupt higher education (https://thehustle.co/03152021-Google-higher-education/) Nokia and AWS to enable cloud-based 5G radio solutions (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nokia-aws-enable-cloud-based-120000051.html) Gartner’s 2021 Magic Quadrant cites ‘glut of innovation’ in data science and ML (https://venturebeat.com/2021/03/14/gartners-2021-magic-quadrant-cites-glut-of-innovation-in-data-science-and-ml/) Stop Talking About Multicloud and Hybrid Cloud and Start Talking About Integration (https://thenewstack.io/stop-talking-about-multicloud-and-hybrid-cloud-and-start-talking-about-integration/) Swiss Police Raid Apartment of Verkada Hacker, Seize Devices (https://nz.news.yahoo.com/swiss-police-raid-apartment-verkada-161703433.html) China’s tech giants test way around Apple’s new privacy rules (https://www.ft.com/content/520ccdae-202f-45f9-a516-5cbe08361c34) Clubhouse promises its accelerator participants either brand deals or $5K per month during the program (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/15/clubhouse-promises-its-accelerator-participants-either-brand-deals-or-5k-per-month-during-the-program/) Open-source team details the complexities in bringing Linux to Apple's M1 Macs (https://9to5mac.com/2021/03/15/asahi-linux-project-port-m1-macs/) Michael Dell: Public Cloud Isn’t More Secure Than On-Premise (https://www.crn.com/news/managed-services/michael-dell-public-cloud-isn-t-more-secure-than-on-premise) CD Foundation Announces Industry Initiative to Standardize Events from CI/CD Systems - CD Foundation (https://cd.foundation/blog/2021/03/16/cd-foundation-announces-industry-initiative-to-standardize-events-from-ci-cd-systems/) Microsoft Apologizes ‘Deeply’ For Worldwide Azure, Teams Outage (https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/microsoft-apologizes-deeply-for-worldwide-azure-teams-outage) Boosting developer success on Google Play (https://link.thehustle.co/click/23235305.126250/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmRyb2lkLWRldmVsb3BlcnMuZ29vZ2xlYmxvZy5jb20vMjAyMS8wMy9ib29zdGluZy1kZXYtc3VjY2Vzcy5odG1s/5f3be10f2c81bf6314610498Bdecac5b2) IBM's CEO and outgoing exec chairman take home $38m in total for 2020 despite revenue shrinking by billions (https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/17/ibm_exec_payouts/) AWS throws its home-grown Arm CPUs at new memory-intensive instance type (https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/17/ec2_graviton_x2gd_memory_intensive/) Historical trends in the usage statistics of content management systems, March 2021 (https://w3techs.com/technologies/history_overview/content_management/all) Squarespace raises $300M at a staggering $10B valuation – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/16/squarespace-raises-300m-at-staggering-10b-valuation/) Azure Active Directory issue takes down Teams, Office, Dynamics and more for some users (https://www.zdnet.com/article/azure-active-directory-issue-takes-down-teams-office-dynamics-and-more-for-some-users/) Microsoft's latest cloud authentication outage: What went wrong (https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-latest-cloud-authentication-outage-what-went-wrong/) Google Nest Hello, IQ cams go down in partial outage - 9to5Google (https://9to5google.com/2021/03/17/google-nest-outage-takes-down-live-video-history-on-some-devices/) Oso announces $8.2M Series A to simplify authorization for developers (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/17/oso-announces-8-2m-series-a-to-simplify-authorization-for-developers/) Hackers Breach Thousands of Security Cameras, Exposing Tesla, Jails, Hospitals (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-09/hackers-expose-tesla-jails-in-breach-of-150-000-security-cams) IAM Access Analyzer Update – Policy Validation | Amazon Web Services (https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/iam-access-analyzer-update-policy-validation/) Nonsense Air travel is picking up as TSA records highest passenger screenings in nearly a year (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/13/air-travel-tsa-records-highest-passenger-screenings-in-nearly-a-year.html) Zoom Escaper lets you sabotage your own meetings with audio problems, crying babies, and more (https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/15/22331744/zoom-escaper-sabotage-meetings-fake-audio-problems) Elon Musk crowns himself ‘Technoking’ of Tesla (https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/15/22331315/elon-musk-tesla-technoking-title-ceo) IRS expected to delay filing deadline to May 15, as agency grapples with a backlog of 24 million unprocessed tax returns (https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2021/03/17/irs-deadline-delay-tax-backlog/) So, When Will You Be Able To Get A PS5? (https://kotaku.com/so-when-will-you-be-able-to-get-a-ps5-1846495060?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=kotaku_twitter) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). VMware Tanzu Up Close Virtual Event (https://connect.tanzu.vmware.com/EMEA_P5_FE_Q122_Event_VMware-Tanzu-Up-Close.html), April 27, 2021, 10:00am - 5:50pm CET Cloud Native Rust Day (https://events.linuxfoundation.org/cloud-native-rust-day/program/schedule/) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: 1917 (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8579674/) & Thin Red Line (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120863/) Coté: Patagonia (https://www.patagonia.com/product/mens-torrentshell-rain-pants/83812.html) Torrentshell Pants (https://www.patagonia.com/product/mens-torrentshell-rain-pants/83812.html). (Repeat?) Brandon: What you do is who you are (https://www.audible.com/pd/What-You-Do-Is-Who-You-Are-Audiobook/0062967584) by Ben Horowitz, Companies & Culture (https://overcast.fm/+BlzFlM4dQ) a16z Podcast Photo Credit (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/18/goldman-sachs-junior-bankers-complain-of-crushing-work-load-amid-spac-fueled-boom-in-wall-street-deals.html) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/XFLY0Yp3Gow)
This week we discuss how corporate life changes in a post-pandemic world, security startups raising VC and the adoption of Zero Trust. Plus, we test Coté’s geography skills. Rundown Post-pandemic Predications? Late-Stage Pandemic Is Messing With Your Brain (https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/03/what-pandemic-doing-our-brains/618221/) VC Aqua Security reaches ‘unicorn’ status with $135M late-stage funding round (https://siliconangle.com/2021/03/10/aqua-security-reaches-unicorn-status-135m-series-e-funding-round/) Snyk raises $300 million at a $4.7 billion valuation as employees cash in and the security company beefs up (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/10/snyk-raises-300-million-at-a-4-7-billion-valuation-as-employees-cash-in-and-the-security-company-beefs-up/) How to pronounce Snyk (https://support.snyk.io/hc/en-us/articles/360000890358-How-do-you-pronounce-Snyk-) Sign of the primes: Linux Foundation serves up free code-signing service (https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/09/sign_of_the_primes_linux/) Programming Languages / Follow Up — Brandon can also mention this in follow up Excel Never Dies (https://www.notboring.co/p/excel-never-dies) Microsoft's New Programming Language for Excel Now Turing Complete (https://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2021/01/27/excel-lambda.aspx) Pickle Rick (Pure CSS) (https://codepen.io/aitchiss/pen/jOWBbNO) Relevant to your interests Move over, SolarWinds: 30,000 orgs’ email hacked via Microsoft Exchange Server flaws (https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/5/22316189/microsoft-exchange-server-security-exploit-china-attack-30000-organizations) India Threatens Jail for Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter Employees (https://www.wsj.com/articles/india-threatens-jail-for-facebook-whatsapp-and-twitter-employees-11614964542) Hackers are using home office selfies to steal your personal data (https://www.techradar.com/news/hackers-are-using-home-office-selfies-to-steal-your-personal-data) McAfee Announces Sale of Enterprise Business to Symphony Technology Group for $4.0 Billion (https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210308005291/en/McAfee-Announces-Sale-of-Enterprise-Business-to-Symphony-Technology-Group-for-4.0-Billion) Facebook is now testing Reels…because how else will it beat TikTok? (https://thenextweb.com/plugged/2021/03/09/facebook-reels-instagram-tiktok-test-analysis/) Twitter sues Texas AG Ken Paxton, alleging he launched probe in retaliation for Trump ban (https://www.axios.com/twitter-sues-texas-ag-ken-paxton-trump-retaliate-claim-c13d327e-60e7-4ae6-8c04-7ea7642521cb.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) SolarWinds just keeps getting worse: New strain of backdoor malware found in probe (https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/08/in_brief_security/) Blame the Intern (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfs1IIeq5n0) Vista Equity buys controlling stake in Austin startup AlertMedia (https://fortune.com/2021/03/10/vista-equity-buys-controlling-stake-in-alertmedia/) What CEOs Need to Know About the Cloud in 2021 (https://hbr.org/2021/03/what-ceos-need-to-know-about-the-cloud-in-2021) Presentations — Benedict Evans (https://www.ben-evans.com/presentations) Amazon staffers reportedly fear secret ‘Vesta’ robot will be a pricey flop (https://nypost.com/2021/03/10/amazon-staffers-fear-vesta-robot-will-be-a-flop-report/) Apple picks German city of Munich for major chip lab (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/10/apple-picks-german-city-of-munich-for-major-chip-lab.html) Tetrate, the company born out of Istio’s open source app networking project, raises $40 million (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/10/tetrate-the-company-born-out-of-istios-open-source-app-networking-project-raises-40-million/) Spot raises $1.9 million to bring back conference calls (https://www.axios.com/spot-raises-19-million-to-bring-back-conference-calls-f15dcb60-47c6-4655-b8ca-01e9b057779a.html) Dropbox to acquire secure document sharing startup DocSend for $165M – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/09/dropbox-to-acquire-secure-document-sharing-startup-docsend-for-165m/) Zapier buys no-code-focused Makerpad in its first acquisition (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/08/zapier-buys-no-code-focused-makerpad-in-its-first-acquisition/) - Multicloud deployments surge as Microsoft Azure duels with AWS (https://www.zdnet.com/article/multicloud-deployments-surge-as-microsoft-azure-duels-with-aws/) Identity and Access Management Making sense of the $6.5B Okta-Auth0 deal – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/04/making-sense-of-the-6-5b-okta-auth0-deal/) IGA - Identity Governance & Administration | Gartner Magic Quadrant 2019 (https://www.sailpoint.com/identity-library/identity-governance-leader-gartner-magic-quadrant/) Farewell Gartner Magic Quadrant for IGA (https://saviynt.com/blog/farewell-gartner-magic-quadrant-for-iga/) Brandon interviews Squire Earle (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/279) Nonsense That Mitchell and Webb Look - Discoverer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOBhf8f7cXM) IBMDeveloper - JJ Hates Computers (https://clips.twitch.tv/HardHardCobblerSuperVinlin-Mrzkh4-L03-r5IoV) The Absurd Nike Scandal That Has Sneakerheads Losing Their Minds (https://slate.com/business/2021/03/joe-hebert-nike-bloomberg-sneaker-scandal.html) Man Makes $300,000 Racking up $6.4 Million in Credit-Card Charges (https://www.thestreet.com/mishtalk/economics/man-makes-300000-racking-up-6-4-million-in-credit-card-charges) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: William Gibson’s (https://amzn.to/3bBFVvR)Agency (https://amzn.to/3bBFVvR) Brandon: WandaVision (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/wandavision/4SrN28ZjDLwH) Coté: Werther’s Originals (https://www.werthers-original.us/en/home/) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/EDvTdFa2VyU) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/9PivUW7l1m4)
This week we discuss Redmonk’s Language Rankings, Okta buys Auth0 and Zoom Fatigue. Plus, Matt gets a puppy and explains why he needs a longer sabbatical. Rundown Blameless Post Mortem Redux John Allspaw says we got it wrong (https://twitter.com/allspaw/status/1365310289781137411) How to run a blameless postmortem (https://www.atlassian.com/incident-management/postmortem/blameless) Former SolarWinds CEO blames intern for 'solarwinds123' password leak (https://cnn.it/3pWdZqx) The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2021 (https://redmonk.com/sogrady/2021/03/01/language-rankings-1-21/) Okta Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Auth0 to Provide Customer Identity for the Internet (https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210303005911/en/Okta-Signs-Definitive-Agreement-to-Acquire-Auth0-to-Provide-Customer-Identity-for-the-Internet) Zoom fatigue causes: 1 easy solution according to a Stanford professor (https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/four-causes-of-zoom-fatigue-study) Relevant to your interests Google admits Kubernetes container tech is so complex, it's had to roll out an Autopilot feature to do it all for you (https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/25/google_kubernetes_autopilot/) Twitter pulls a Patreon (https://www.platformer.news/p/twitter-pulls-a-patreon) Enriching Excel with higher-order functional programming (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/blog/lambda-the-ultimatae-excel-worksheet-function/) SolarWinds SolarWinds To Pay Ex-CEO $312K To Assist With Investigations (https://www.crn.com/news/security/solarwinds-to-pay-ex-ceo-312k-to-assist-with-investigations) Rep. Katie Porter ask SolarWinds CEO about password (https://twitter.com/repkatieporter/status/1365435633422856192?s=21) LinkedIn’s Alternate Universe (https://every.to/divinations/linkedins-alternate-universe-21780381?utm_source=labnotes.org) AWS reorganizes DeepRacer League to encourage more newbies – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/01/aws-reorganizes-deepracer-league-to-encourage-more-newbies/) Flash is back? Sort of in Rus (https://twitter.com/cra/status/1366971514789253126?s=21)t Update Your Browser ASAP! (https://thehackernews.com/2021/03/new-chrome-0-day-bug-under-active.html) Announcing Our Series C: What's Next for Hopin (https://hopin.com/blog/announcing-our-series-c-whats-next-for-hopin) Microsoft’s Azure Arc multi-cloud platform now supports machine learning workloads (https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/02/microsofts-azure-arc-multi-cloud-platform-now-supports-machine-learning-workloads/) Cloud’s trillion-dollar prize is up for grabs (https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/clouds-trillion-dollar-prize-is-up-for-grabs) People are spending millions on NFTs. What? Why? (https://www.theverge.com/22310188/nft-explainer-what-is-blockchain-crypto-art-faq) Jack Dorsey's Square buys Jay-Z's Tidal music streaming service (https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/square-buys-tidal-1.5936232) Nonsense Sheep She (https://twitter.com/GoodNewsCorres1/status/1365697950211596292)a (https://twitter.com/GoodNewsCorres1/status/1365697950211596292)ring (https://twitter.com/GoodNewsCorres1/status/1365697950211596292) CEO of Texas power grid operator "terminated" in aftermath of winter storm (https://feeds.texastribune.org/link/16799/14329704/ercot-texas-bill-magness) Building an External 9.7” Monitor from an iPad (https://mattray.github.io/2021/03/02/building-an-external-monitor-from-an-ipad.html) (https://twitter.com/GoodNewsCorres1/status/1365697950211596292) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Conferences SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt History vs. Hollywood (https://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/the-dig/) The Eggnoggin Toboggan feat. Briggs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJYUJpSxGJs) Brandon: Defending Jacob on Apple TV+ (https://tv.apple.com/us/show/defending-jacob/umc.cmc.5h5mr0shyyqqahqdv55ywyilr?itscg=MC_20000&itsct=atvp_brand_omd&mttn3pid=a_google_adwords&mttnagencyid=1625&mttncc=US&mttnsiteid=143238&mttnsubad=OUS2019841_1-438245971120-c&mttnsubkw=98966426145_kwd-299906108774_hXtCDwFt_&mttnsubplmnt=) with Chris Evans Coté: Nat that's what i reckon (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nat+that%27s+what+i+reckon) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/zGuBURGGmdY)
This week we discuss LinkedIn’s new marketplace, Platform9, TriggerMesh and Event-based Architectures. Plus, are meetings always bad? Rundown LinkedIn is building a gig marketplace. What you need to know. (https://thehustle.co/02222021-linkedin-gig-marketplace/?amp=1) Microsoft’s New Gig: A LinkedIn Freelancer Market Rivaling Upwork, Fiverr (https://www.theinformation.com/articles/microsofts-new-gig-a-linkedin-freelancer-market-rivaling-upwork-fiverr) Platform9 Raises Additional Series-D Funding (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/platform9-raises-additional-series-d-140000245.html) HEY World experiment (https://twitter.com/jasonfried/status/1363956784600281088?s=20) Relevant to your interests Clouds The Google Cloud Surge: 5 Slides from Thomas Kurian Tell the Story (https://cloudwars.co/google-cloud/google-cloud-at-goldman-sachs-5-slides-explain-surge/) HPE Acquires Cloud Assessment ‘Crown Jewel’ CloudPhysics (https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/hpe-acquires-cloud-assessment-crown-jewel-cloudphysics) Watson IBM Explores Sale of IBM Watson Health (https://www.wsj.com/articles/ibm-explores-sale-of-ibm-watson-health-11613696770) IBM Is Said to Consider Sale of Watson Health Amid Cloud Focus (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ibm-said-consider-sale-watson-020948431.html) Happy birthday, Python, you're 30 years old today: Easy to learn, and the right tool at the right time (https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/20/happy_birthday_python_youre_30/) IPOs and M&A Airbrake has been acquired by LogicMonitor (http://bwhichard:grinning: 7:46 PM https://twitter.com/airbrake/status/1364214679569072130?s=21) TransferWise rebrands as Wise ahead of an expected IPO (https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/21/wise/) HPE Acquires Cloud Assessment ‘Crown Jewel’ CloudPhysics (https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/hpe-acquires-cloud-assessment-crown-jewel-cloudphysics) Security SolarWinds hack was work of 'at least 1,000 engineers', tech executives tell Senate (https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/feb/23/solarwinds-hack-senate-hearing-microsoft) SolarWinds Hack Grabs Senate Spotlight With CEO in the Hot Seat (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-23/key-lawmaker-prepares-for-first-public-hearing-on-major-hack) Apple Offers Its Closest Look Yet at iOS and MacOS Security (https://www.wired.com/story/apple-platform-security-guide-researchers/) New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security pros stumped (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/02/new-malware-found-on-30000-macs-has-security-pros-stumped/) RubyGems dependency confusion attack side of things - Running with Ruby (https://mensfeld.pl/2021/02/rubygems-dependency-confusion-attack-side-of-things/) Investing The GameStop Craze Was Mostly Just Crazy (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/opinion/gamestop-price-congress-robinhood.html?smid=url-share) Bitcoin Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap, Soars To Another Record High (https://www.huffpost.com/entry/bitcoin-market-cap_n_602fee6bc5b66dfc101e4ac1) Chips Chip Shortage (https://twitter.com/anjani_trivedi/status/1364392820761522177?s=20) Biden signs executive order to address chip shortage through a review to strengthen supply chains (https://link.thehustle.co/click/23038968.125304/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25iYy5jb20vMjAyMS8wMi8yNC9iaWRlbi1zaWducy1leGVjdXRpdmUtb3JkZXItdG8tYWRkcmVzcy1jaGlwLXNob3J0YWdlLXRocm91Z2gtYS1zdXBwbHktY2hhaW4tcmV2aWV3Lmh0bWw/5f3be10f2c81bf6314610498B60246b50) IBM teases new AIX release – the first since 2015 (https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/24/aix_7_3_announced/) Salesforce is building a private CRM for the State Department (https://www.protocol.com/enterprise/salesforce-private-crm-state-department?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Overcast overhauls its Apple Watch app (https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/25/22300649/overcast-podcast-app-new-watch-update) As Power BI aces Gartner's new Magic Quadrant, what's the story behind Microsoft's success? (https://www.zdnet.com/article/as-power-bi-aces-gartners-new-magic-quadrant-whats-the-story-behind-microsofts-success/) Nonsense Fry's Electronics suddenly went out of business (https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/24/business/frys-electronics-closure/index.html) New next-gen USPS delivery vehicle coming to your (https://twitter.com/samjmintz/status/1364321263439724544) Alexa Has No Place on Your Face. The Echo Frames Prove it (https://www.wired.com/review/amazon-echo-frames/) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback Cloudbees is looking for a Remote DevOps Consultant-Continuous Delivery (https://boards.greenhouse.io/cloudbees/jobs/2928508) anywhere in North America. Conferences DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Read this book we are going to discuss it: Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon (https://amzn.to/3km4hMV) Brandon: I Care a Lot (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/i_care_a_lot) Coté: LoseIt! (https://loseit.com) The Golem and the Jinni (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Golem_and_the_Jinni). Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/PqkuJqzghew) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/ahi73ZN5P0Y)
This week we discuss the demise of the blameless post mortem, a $500 Million mistake and some forgiveness for Red Hat. Plus, a live update on the Texas Winter Apocalypse. Rundown Citi Can’t Have Its $900 Million Back (https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-02-17/citi-can-t-have-its-900-million-back) Brian Armstrong on the Crypto Economy (Ep. 115) (https://conversationswithtyler.com/episodes/brian-armstrong/) Operating Systems CentOS Stream: Why it’s awesome (https://jaymzh.medium.com/centos-stream-why-its-awesome-5c45d944fb22) The world’s second-most popular desktop operating system isn’t macOS anymore (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/02/the-worlds-second-most-popular-desktop-operating-system-isnt-macos-anymore/) Relevant to your interests ‘Millions’ of Ford cars to be powered by Android in major Google deal (https://www.siliconrepublic.com/machines/ford-google-connected-cars-cloud) Miami Pushes Crypto With Proposal to Pay Workers in Bitcoin (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-11/miami-mayor-pushes-crypto-with-offer-to-pay-workers-in-bitcoin) Online workspace startup Notion hit by outage, citing DNS issues – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/12/notion-outage-dns-domain-issues/) Penpot | Design Freedom for Teams (https://penpot.app/) Taiga: Your opensource agile project management software (https://www.taiga.io/) Facebook Meets Apple in Clash of the Tech Titans—‘We Need to Inflict Pain’ (https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-meets-apple-in-clash-of-the-tech-titanswe-need-to-inflict-pain-11613192406) CEOs of Reddit and Robinhood and ‘Roaring Kitty’ slated to testify in GameStop hearing (https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/13/22281698/ceo-reddit-robinhood-roaring-kitty-testify-gamestop-hearing-congress-stocks) Building a tool to measure real-time behavior of Wikipedia users (https://medium.com/apache-pinot-developer-blog/analyzing-wikipedia-in-real-time-with-apache-kafka-and-pinot-4b4e5e36936b) Excel Is The World’s Most Used “Database” (http://jasonlbaptiste.com/startups/microsoft-excel-is-the-worlds-most-used-database/) Code With Me Beta: Support for Audio and Video Calls (https://blog.jetbrains.com/blog/2021/02/16/code-with-me-beta-support-for-audio-and-video-calls/) The four reasons AWS succeeded, according to Andy Jassy (https://twitter.com/pmddomingos/status/1361789872432771073?s=20) The Mars Relay Network Connects Us to NASA’s Martian Explorers (https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/the-mars-relay-network-connects-us-to-nasas-martian-explorers) Elon Musk's SpaceX raised $850 million, jumping valuation to about $74 billion (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/16/elon-musks-spacex-raised-850-million-at-419point99-a-share.html) This Cloud Computing Billing Expert Is Very Funny. Seriously. (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/17/technology/corey-quinn-amazon-aws.html?referringSource=articleShare) Changes to Sharing and Viewing News on Facebook in Australia - About Facebook (https://about.fb.com/news/2021/02/changes-to-sharing-and-viewing-news-on-facebook-in-australia/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Security Logging startups are suddenly hot as CrowdStrike nabs Humio for $400M (https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/18/logging-startups-are-suddenly-hot-as-crowdstrike-nabs-humio-for-400m/) Datadog bolsters app security and observability data with Sqreen and Timber acquisitions (https://venturebeat.com/2021/02/12/datadog-bolsters-app-security-and-observability-data-management-with-sqreen-and-timber-acquisitions/) The Long Hack: How China Exploited a U.S. Tech Supplier (https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2021-supermicro). Passwords LastPass Free Accounts Will Now Work on Either Your Phone or Computer, Not Both (https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkd88v/lastpass-free-accounts-will-now-work-on-either-your-phone-or-computer-not-both?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioscodebook&stream=technology) Apple releases Chrome extension for iCloud passwords (https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/31/22259720/apple-icloud-passwords-chrome-browser-extension-released) Hardware highlights…? Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2020 (https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-hard-drive-stats-for-2020/). Microsoft, Google, and Qualcomm are reportedly nervous about Nvidia acquiring Arm (https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/12/22280262/qualcomm-microsoft-google-nvidia-arm-acquisition-investigations-concerns) Audio is the future? Clubhouse’s Inevitability (https://stratechery.com/2021/clubhouses-inevitability/) The new media mogul: Andreessen Horowi (https://www.axios.com/the-new-media-mogul-andreessen-horowitz-969145da-43f0-4153-8da2-0a35f2f21632.html) Nonsense 90-year-old man spends $10,000 on Wall Street Journal ads to shame AT&T (https://nypost.com/2021/02/12/man-90-spends-10k-on-wall-street-journal-ads-to-shame-att/) Elon Musk predicts Austin, Texas, will be 'the biggest boomtown that America has seen in 50 years' (https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-austin-joe-rogan-biggest-boom-town-50-years-2021-2) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback Andy wants you to work at BookingLive as DevOps Engineer (https://bookinglive.zohorecruit.com/recruit/PortalDetail.na?digest=iHU1EAOPeO@465g4gK.nYDgjwjkyaz8ZkMQbQdbLaAs-&iframe=true&jobid=297951000002327006&widgetid=297951000000072311&embedsource=CareerSite) (UK based) Conferences DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SpringOne.io (https://springone.io), Sep 1st to 2nd - CFP is open until April 9th (https://springone.io/cfp). Two SpringOne Tours: (1.) developer-bonanza in for NA, March 10th and 11th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0014/), and, (2.) EMEA dev-fest on April 28th (https://tanzu.vmware.com/developer/tv/springone-tour/0015/). SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: HDMI LCD controllers (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001623726553.html?spm=a2g0s.12269583.0.0.5aad98bbnSzTR4). Brandon: Fake Famous (https://www.hbo.com/documentaries/fake-famous). Coté: Susan Sontag’s first book, Against Interpretation (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52374.Against_Interpretation_and_Other_Essays).
This week, we discuss Googler’s ideas for making open source more secure, obsessing over top of funnel influencer lifestyle management, and a bit of surfing. The power at Brandon’s house went out just as we were starting, so it’s mostly just Matt and Coté. Mood board: I have three screens. I have enough screen space. I don’t need my shit moved, I moved my own shit. This direct shit. Thank goodness for holidays in Singapore and Japan. I think about this every day “Work is punishment.” We’ll skip the Brandon things and get to the Cote’ things. It’s ready to be PowerPointed. Members Only Security Discussion. Hackin’ the mainframe. They love themselves the McGlauglin group. Back on the Funnel. “Work is Punishment.” Label maker go brrrr. Rundown Open source: Google wants new rules for developers working on 'critical' projects (https://www.zdnet.com/article/open-source-google-wants-new-rules-for-developers-working-on-critical-projects/) No unilateral changes to code. Changes would require code review and approval by two independent parties Authenticate participants. This means owners and maintainers cannot be anonymous; contributors are required to use strong authentication (eg 2FA) There need to be notifications for changes in risk to the software Enabling transparency for software artifacts Create ways to trust the build process Dependency Confusion: How I Hacked Into Apple, Microsoft and Dozens of Other Companies (https://medium.com/@alex.birsan/dependency-confusion-4a5d60fec610) Researcher hacks over 35 tech firms in novel supply chain attack (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/researcher-hacks-over-35-tech-firms-in-novel-supply-chain-attack/) Steve(n) Sinofsky is serialising a book about h is time at Microsoft (https://hardcoresoftware.learningbyshipping.com/p/authors-note) a16z pushing product - “DIRECT” The Unauthorized Story of Andreessen Horowitz (https://www.newcomer.co/p/the-unauthorized-story-of-andreessen) Mark Zuckerberg made a surprise appearance on the world's buzziest social network to talk about the future (https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-on-clubhouse-2021-2) CartaX - Andreessen Horowitz (https://a16z.com/2021/02/04/cartax/) Security SolarWinds CEO Confirms Office 365 Email ‘Compromise’ Played Role In Broad-Based Attack (https://www.crn.com/news/security/solarwinds-ceo-confirms-office-365-email-compromise-played-role-in-broad-based-attack) Cyberpunk 2077 developer hit with ransomware attack (https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/02/cyberpunk-2007-developer-hit-with-ransomware-attack/) Apple Patches 10-Year-Old macOS SUDO Root Privilege Escalation Bug (https://thehackernews.com/2021/02/apple-patches-10-year-old-macos-sudo.html) Monitoring and Observability (https://twitter.com/rickdonohue/status/1357738745634541569?s=21) Announcing Change Intelligence (https://lightstep.com/blog/announcing-lightsteps-change-intelligence/) Anchor it around what’s changed. Go Serverless! (https://bweagle.medium.com/go-serverless-a5c2180408ef) Bitcoin HODL Chart (https://twitter.com/michaelbatnick/status/1357510579188084736?s=21) Migrate Everything to OpenBSD…? (https://www.unixsheikh.com/articles/why-you-should-migrate-everything-from-linux-to-bsd.html) Relevant to your interests SoftBank SoftBank: piecing the puzzle together (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdsCjokUGi0) SoftBank getting their slide of the year nominee early (https://group.softbank/system/files/pdf/ir/presentations/2020/earnings-presentation_q3fy2020_01_en.pdf) M&A, VC and Partners Palantir surges on partnership with IBM, COO says the tie-up is its largest (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/palantir-surges-on-partnership-with-ibm-131247025.html) Reddit raises $250 million at $6 billion valuation (https://www.axios.com/reddit-raises-250-million-at-6-billion-valuation-c2f8746d-21d9-49e8-a28e-edd69e296e66.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=onhrs) Kong Raises $100M Series D to Accelerate Cloud Connectivity (https://konghq.com/blog/announcing-100m-series-d-funding-to-accelerate-cloud-connectivity/) Box acquires e-signature startup SignRequest for new content workflows (https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/03/box-acquires-esignature-startup-signrequest-for-new-content-workflows/) It’s AWS not A.W.S. How Andy Jassy, Amazon’s Next C.E.O., Was a ‘Brain Double’ for Jeff Bezos (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/03/technology/andy-jassy-amazon-ceo-jeff-bezos.html?ck_subscriber_id=512840665) Amazon to buy half of the energy produced by huge offshore wind farm in the Netherlands (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/08/amazon-to-buy-50percent-of-energy-created-by-shell-wind-farm-in-netherlands.html) diimdeep/awesome-split-keyboards (https://github.com/diimdeep/awesome-split-keyboards) Apple and Hyundai-Kia pushing toward deal on Apple Car (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/03/apple-and-hyundai-kia-driving-towards-deal-on-apple-car.html) Facebook's not the only one worried about Apple's privacy change — Snap and Unity both just warned investors about it (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/04/snap-unity-warn-of-impact-from-apple-ios-14-idfa-privacy-changes.html) Tickets to Space (https://thehustle.co/02052021-tickets-to-space/) They Stormed the Capitol. Their Apps Tracked Them. (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/05/opinion/capitol-attack-cellphone-data.html) Clubhouse is now blocked in China after a brief uncensored period (https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/08/clubhouse-is-now-blocked-in-china-after-a-brief-uncensored-period) Sorry, small-phone lovers: The iPhone 12 mini was Apple’s 2020 sales flop (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/02/the-iphone-12-mini-hasnt-sold-well-according-to-multiple-estimates/). (https://group.softbank/system/files/pdf/ir/presentations/2020/earnings-presentation_q3fy2020_01_en.pdf) Salesforce to allow permanent remote work for most employees, with big implications for S.F. (https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Salesforce-to-allow-permanent-remote-work-for-15937086.php) Is This Beverly Hills Cop Playing Sublime’s ‘Santeria’ to Avoid Being Live-Streamed? (https://www.vice.com/en/article/bvxb94/is-this-beverly-hills-cop-playing-sublimes-santeria-to-avoid-being-livestreamed) Greater fool theory (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_fool_theory) Nonsense Texas public-safety officials accidentally sent an Amber Alert warning that the killer doll Chucky was on the loose (https://www.insider.com/killer-doll-chucky-is-subject-of-texas-amber-alert-message-2021-2) MIT researchers devised a way to allow spinach plants to send emails (https://www.axios.com/mit-spinach-emails-pollution-04e21941-f692-477d-a5b4-894dabb4e894.html) Mass Over-The-Air Update Of Tesla Cars Captured On Video (https://insideevs.com/news/486637/mass-over-air-update-tesla-cars-video/amp/) Naming (https://twitter.com/nathangloverAUS/status/1359178660364750851?s=20) Facebook Is Said to Be Building a Product to Compete With Clubhouse (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/10/technology/facebook-building-product-clubhouse.html) Suspend his comments and figure out why he is upside down (https://twitter.com/jackfitzdc/status/1359591651396767749?) “I’m here live, I’m not a cat,” (https://twitter.com/lawrencehurley/status/1359207169091108864?s=21) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback the THREAD is now over 3k replies. Who knows where this ends? Conferences DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SpringOne.io (https://springone.io) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: Manly Surf School (https://manlysurfschool.com) Dymo Label Maker (https://amzn.to/3aaP6Te) Coté: The Paris Review (https://www.theparisreview.org). Sarah Manguso (https://www.theparisreview.org/letters-essays/7564/perfection-sarah-manguso). [Banner image from wikipedia/Junkyardsparkle](https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dymoembossinglabelmakercirca1967.jpg)_
This week we discuss Amazon’s new CEO, AWS & GCP Earnings and Facebook vs. Apple. Plus, should you sign up for Clubhouse…? Rundown Bezos out, Jassy In, AWS Earnings Email from Jeff Bezos to employees (https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/company-news/email-from-jeff-bezos-to-employees) Amazon's cloud division reports 28% revenue growth; AWS head Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos as Amazon CEO (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/02/aws-earnings-q4-2020.html) Amazon earnings: Q4 sales topped $100 billion for the first time, Bezos to step down as CEO (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-reports-4q-2020-earnings-results-152012181.html) Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy to take over in Q3 (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/02/jeff-bezos-to-step-down-as-amazon-ceo-andy-jassy-to-take-over-in-q3.html) Amazon.com Announces Financial Results and CEO Transition (https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210202006100/en/Amazon.com-Announces-Financial-Results-and-CEO-Transition) GCP Earnings Google’s cloud business lost more than $5.5 billion last year, but it’s growing fast (https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/2/22263048/google-cloud-loss-alphabet-q4-2020-earnings) Charted: How Google Cloud stacks up to AWS (https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-login-3914ced2-78c9-4856-929f-e802e8c474e6.html?chunk=2&utm_term=emshare) Google Cloud lost $5.61 billion on $13.06 billion revenue last year (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/02/google-cloud-lost-5point61-billion-on-13point06-billion-revenue-last-year.html) VC Money Honeycomb Raises $20M to Define the Future of Observability (https://www.honeycomb.io/blog/honeycombio-closes-series-b-funding-round/) Databricks Raises $1 Billion Series G Investment at $28 Billion Valuation (https://databricks.com/company/newsroom/press-releases/databricks-raises-1-billion-series-g-investment-at-28-billion-valuation) EOL’d Google is shutting down its in-house Stadia game development studios (https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/1/22260803/google-stadia-game-development-studio-shut-down-jade-raymond?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter) The writing’s on the wall for Google Stadia (https://www.theverge.com/22260994/google-stadia-platform-white-label-option) IBM Blockchain Is a Shell of Its Former Self After Revenue Misses, Job Cuts: Sources (https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-blockchain-revenue-misses-job-cuts-sources) Tim Cook May Have Just Ended Facebook (https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/tim-cook-may-have-just-ended-facebook.html) Apple and Facebook (https://stratechery.com/2020/apple-and-facebook/) Pentagon Hints It Could Abandon the JEDI Cloud Effort (https://www.nextgov.com/it-modernization/2021/01/pentagon-hints-it-could-abandon-jedi-cloud-effort/171753/) Relevant to your interests Google salvaged Robinhood’s one-star rating by deleting nearly 100,000 negative reviews (https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/28/22255245/google-deleting-bad-robinhood-reviews-play-store) Robinhood Raises $3.4 Billion to Fuel Record Customer Growth (https://blog.robinhood.com/news/2021/2/1/robinhood-raises-34-billion-to-fuel-record-customer-growth) Lawmakers Look at GameStop Furor and See a Populist Issue to Seize (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/31/us/politics/gamestop-robinhood-democrats-republicans.html?referringSource=articleShare) A Brief History of Web Design Tools (https://medium.com/relate/a-brief-history-of-web-design-tools-9a75aff2d861) WeWork in Talks to Combine With SPAC or Raise Money Privately (https://www.wsj.com/articles/wework-in-talks-to-combine-with-spac-or-raise-money-privately-11611857306) What went wrong with America’s $44 million vaccine data system? (https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/01/30/1017086/cdc-44-million-vaccine-data-vams-problems/) No Meetings, No Deadlines, No Full-Time Employees (https://sahillavingia.com/work) iCloud Passwords Chrome Windows extension now available (https://9to5google.com/2021/01/31/apple-icloud-passwords-chrome-windows/) Docker Hub and JFrog Partnership Removes Image Pull Limits for Artifactory Users (https://www.infoq.com/news/2021/01/docker-jfrog-partnership/?utm_campaign=infoq_content&utm_source=infoq&utm_medium=feed&utm_term=global) Amazon Faces Familiar Opponent in Alabama Union Election (https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-faces-familiar-opponent-in-alabama-union-election-11612098000) Here’s Why We’re Co-Creating Our Future with Google (https://medium.com/@ford/heres-why-we-re-co-creating-our-future-with-google-d6bd49bf497b) Why You Should Also Switch to Linux (https://www.americanpurpose.com/blog/fukuyama/why-you-should-also-switch-to-linux/) Elon Musk: Neuralink enabled monkey to 'play video games using his mind' (https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-neuralink-monkey-plays-video-games-using-his-mind-2021-2?amp) Ford and Google sign six-year deal for in-car connectivity and cloud services (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/01/ford-and-google-sign-six-year-deal-for-android-in-car-apps-cloud.html) IBM cuts back on blockchain as COVID cuts hit (https://www.axios.com/ibm-blockchain-bitcoin-7742b4be-d935-4060-ab78-501e3fd6175a.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Mask-wearers will be able to unlock their iPhone with the Apple Watch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/01/mask-wearers-will-be-able-to-unlock-their-iphone-with-the-apple-watch/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Azure Quantum is now in Public Preview - Microsoft Quantum (https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/quantum/2021/02/01/azure-quantum-preview/) Atos And DXC Technology Deal ‘Not For The Faint Of Heart:’ Analyst (https://www.crn.com/news/channel-programs/atos-and-dxc-technology-deal-not-for-the-faint-of-heart-analyst?cid=nl_alert&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT0RKak1tTXdNR1ptTmpkbCIsInQiOiJRcitJSDJqN1FPWGorbFhIalVGclllRkZrZkRTZXFlWnQ5TnFvbm02cUtNbStibFVNRUJMdzBtT0VHOElWdCtcL3Z5QW9iYmF1N1RuYzJvbktnaXJIMWo4aVlNXC95dG9Yb2JcL1gxZkxpVW5ZdXo3SVwvSkRyTCticEJ4WTNcL0xVTmljIn0%3D) Tesla to recall more than 130,000 cars following regulators' pressure (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/02/tesla-to-recall-more-than-130000-cars-following-regulators-pressure.html) Nonsense Refrigerators Are Finally Embracing the Good Ice (https://gizmodo.com/refrigerators-are-finally-embracing-the-good-ice-1846044367) AWS CEO fake Job Post (https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EtQN0w_XEAYcNMB.jpg) 20,000 honey bees took over a tech company’s empty office during lockdown (https://qz.com/work/1965925/20000-honey-bees-took-over-a-tech-office-during-covid-19/) Battle Chess : Interplay : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/battle_chess_1988) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Recommend Jobs Marc wants you to work at abstraction.games as an Automation Engineer (https://abstraction.games/position/f8962a4fbeb101-automation-engineer-onsite-remote) Remote/Netherlands Conferences DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SpringOne.io (https://springone.io) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: Search Party (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5460226/) Sun Run 10k SAFE Animal Rehoming (https://sunrun2021.grassrootz.com/saferehoming/matt-ray/) Brandon: In & Of Itself (https://www.hulu.com/movie/derek-delgaudios-in-of-itself-19b9d405-40b2-483e-8e1f-e25fe10c7299?&cmp=14618&utm_source=google&utm_medium=SEM&utm_campaign=CM_SEM_InOfItself&utm_term=in%20and%20of%20itself&gclid=CjwKCAiAsOmABhAwEiwAEBR0ZigIVGF4t2KLZ7ceMshE5FheyVxQKJAKm1_qcbSz77Rtmuy1tqEHxRoCGCYQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds) Photo Credit (https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EtQN0w_XEAYcNMB.jpg) Photo Credit (https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EtU9eNwXAAY4khh.jpg)
This week we give our hot takes on GameStop, Clubhouse and Calendly. Plus, is Austin really a bad place to move? Rundown Matt Ray finds a snake…? (https://twitter.com/mattray/status/1353461981248806912?s=21) The Battle of GameStop (https://paranoidenough.com/2021/01/25/The-Battle-of-Gamestop.html) VC Clubhouse Gets Investment Interest at $1 Billion Valuation (https://www.theinformation.com/articles/clubhouse-gets-investment-interest-at-1-billion-valuation) How Atlanta’s Calendly turned a scheduling nightmare into a $3B startup (https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/26/how-atlantas-calendly-turned-a-scheduling-nightmare-into-a-3b-startup/) Bitcoin Follow up Graham says we were close to getting Crypto but missed it. (https://twitter.com/GrahamJenson/status/1353120527183794177) Nathan from Slack says: “The problem with Bitcoin is that people treat it as an investment rather than a currency. “ Central bank digital currency (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_bank_digital_currency) Bitcoin | Acquired Podcast (https://www.acquired.fm/episodes/bitcoin) Earnings IBM revenue slide continues in Q4 2020 (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/20/ibm-earnings-q4-2020.html) Microsoft reports 17% revenue growth as cloud business accelerates (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/26/microsoft-msft-earnings-q2-2021.html) Relevant to your interests https://open.engineer (rating engineers by public GitHub, what could go wrong?) Stepping up for a truly open source Elasticsearch | Amazon Web Services (https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/stepping-up-for-a-truly-open-source-elasticsearch/) Vagrant First Commit (https://twitter.com/mitchellh/status/1352302672578154496) Google threatens to shut off search engine in Australia over news law (https://nypost.com/2021/01/22/google-threatens-to-block-search-engine-in-australiagoogle-threatens-to-shut-off-search-engine-in-australia-over-news-law/) Otter.ai’s new Chrome extension can transcribe Google Meet calls in real time (https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/21/22242936/otter-ai-google-meet-chrome-extension-transcriptions-closed-captions) Tucows closes its once-popular software download site (https://www.engadget.com/tucows-downloads-has-finally-been-shut-down-103036388.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9uZXdzLmdvb2dsZS5jb20v&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAIYHiHrsIv_lVu8RNqY46BjFzlgU4pFDBXmk1gQxq2wlQOz02b5tuepColb1KJFoYYwQVWy2SjTUKWVY2oAEMzfkYXlXs97_PE0gpwNUA4RjnDwE_YEm7FB323M9oOBQJNHboj1t77QC9HriDL8cJP-VcplJ5UlJvvwHZRzMn9PC) Advice on Lambda (https://rockyj.in/2021/01/15/aws-lambda-usecases.html) End-to-end operators are the next generation of consumer business (https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/22/end-to-end-operators-are-the-next-generation-of-consumer-business/) Google employees have formed another union, this one international (https://www.inputmag.com/culture/google-employees-have-formed-another-union-this-one-international) Twitter acquiring newsletter publishing company Revue (https://www.axios.com/twitter-newsletter-publishing-revue-8a74f20d-61c9-4095-9b3c-202c3b3fe77c.html) Discord looks to grow beyond its gaming roots (https://www.axios.com/discord-online-chat-expansion-slack-non-work-aee1d240-64d2-4128-98d0-810a5c977ee3.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi Foundation launches $4 microcontroller with custom chip – TechCrunch (https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/21/raspberry-pi-foundation-launches-4-microcontroller-with-custom-chip) I bought 200+ Raspberry Pi Model B's and I'm going to fix them! Part 1 - James Dawson (https://blog.jmdawson.co.uk/i-bought-200-raspberry-pi-model-bs-and-im-going-to-fix-them-part-1/) How a Linux migration led to the creation of Amazon Web Services (https://www.networkworld.com/article/3604370/how-a-linux-migration-led-to-the-creation-of-amazon-web-services.html) Four security vendors disclose SolarWinds-related incidents | ZDNet (https://www.zdnet.com/article/four-security-vendors-disclose-solarwinds-related-incidents/) Nonsense Costco Prices (https://i.redd.it/52eqad6tcqc61.jpg) California man blasts Texas 'dystopia' in Op-Ed after moving to Austin (https://www.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/California-man-blasts-Texas-dystopia-in-Op-Ed-15887614.php) (originally from a 2016 Quora answer (https://www.quora.com/Has-anyone-moved-from-the-Bay-Area-to-Austin-What-were-your-reasons-What-would-you-advise-anyone-looking-to-make-the-move-to-consider-before-making-a-decision/answer/Brett-Alder?ch=10&share=a7d9612f&srid=XxIvD)). Tom Morello impressed with this Guitarist (https://twitter.com/caswellcharles/status/1352797534536667136) US Man Installs Crypto Mining Rig in Hybrid BMW Sportscar (https://www.coindesk.com/us-man-installs-crypto-mining-rig-in-hybrid-bmw-sportscar) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Recommend Jobs Dan wants you to work at Gymshark as a Platform Reliability Engineer (https://apply.gymshark.com/vacancies/511/platform-reliability-engineering-manager.html) in the U.K. Michael Neale wants to work at CloudBees as a Senior Ops Engineer (https://boards.greenhouse.io/cloudbees/jobs/2604750) in U.S. East or EMEA Prash wants to work at CDK as a Software Architect (https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2367093751/?refId=202998151611739274761) in the U.K. Conferences Call for Papers (https://sessionize.com/devopsdays-texas-2021/) ends on Jan. 31st for DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SpringOne.io (https://springone.io) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: Earth at Night in Colour (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obAL0k7GaOo) Transferwise (https://bit.ly/2YeVHFI) Brandon: Wyze Outdoor Cam (https://wyze.com/wyze-cam-outdoor.html) Coté: Money. micro.blog (https://micro.blog) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/pfmKvWLDGoc)
This week we discuss Elasticsearch changing their license and the merits of Bitcoin. Plus, what is the prefect age for reincarnation. Rundown Elasticsearch and SSPL The SSPL is Not an Open Source License (https://opensource.org/node/1099) Give 'em SSPL, says Elastic. No thanks, say critics: 'Doubling down on open' not open at all (https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/18/elastics_doubling_down_on_open/) Truly Doubling Down on Open Source | Logz.io (https://logz.io/blog/open-source-elasticsearch-doubling-down/) Bitcoin and Blockchain Is blockchain coming to your bank? (https://thehustle.co/01082021-blockchain-banks/) 85% of Italian Banks Are Exchanging Interbank Transfer Data on Corda - CoinDesk (https://www.coindesk.com/85-of-italian-banks-are-exchanging-interbank-transfer-data-on-corda) Lost Passwords Lock Millionaires Out of Their Bitcoin Fortunes (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/12/technology/bitcoin-passwords-wallets-fortunes.html) Don’t Forget Your Bitcoins (https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-01-12/don-t-forget-your-bitcoins) Relevant to your interests Intel lured new CEO Pat Gelsinger with a package valued at $116 million (https://www.oregonlive.com/silicon-forest/2021/01/intel-lured-new-ceo-pat-gelsinger-with-a-package-valued-at-116-million.html) New Intel CEO Making Waves: Rehiring Retired CPU Architects (https://www.anandtech.com/show/16438/new-intel-ceo-making-waves-rehiring-retired-cpu-architects) Cloud Native Predictions for 2021 and Beyond (https://www.aniszczyk.org/2021/01/19/cloud-native-predictions-for-2021-and-beyond/) How China Took Western Tech Firms Hostage (https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/01/19/china-huawei-western-tech-hostages-national-firms/) The Unauthorized Story of Andreessen Horowitz (https://www.newcomer.co/p/the-unauthorized-story-of-andreessen?utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_source=copy) AWS is creating a 'new open source design system' with React (https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/18/aws_creating_new_open_source/) Malwarebytes said it was hacked by the same group who breached SolarWinds (https://www.zdnet.com/article/malwarebytes-said-it-was-hacked-by-the-same-group-who-breached-solarwinds/) The SolarWinds and US government breach is not a marketing opportunity (https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-solarwinds-and-us-government-breach-is-not-a-marketing-opportunity/) Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/17/technology/google-facebook-ad-deal-antitrust.html) Software effort estimation is mostly fake research (http://shape-of-code.coding-guidelines.com/2021/01/17/software-effort-estimation-is-mostly-fake-research/) What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting (https://theintercept.com/2021/01/18/leak-zoom-meeting/) Apple Plans Podcasting Subscription Service in Threat to Spotify (https://www.theinformation.com/articles/apple-plans-podcasting-subscription-service-in-threat-to-spotify) We all love Atlassian ... the $60B SaaS leader that came out of Australia (https://twitter.com/jasonlk/status/1349393447199797250) GitLab CEO weighing options for going public after employee share sale valued company at $6 billion (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/15/gitlab-ceo-eyes-public-market-after-secondary-valued-it-at-6-billion-.html) Apple AirPods did ~$18 billion in revenue in 2020. (https://twitter.com/finvelt/status/1349052078195400705) Man who called Cloud a Bookstore hasn’t learned any lessons. (https://twitter.com/techmeme/status/1350129672529481728) BlackBerry (TSX:BB) Stock Soars 14% After Huge Win Over Facebook - The Motley Fool Canada (https://www.fool.ca/2021/01/20/blackberry-tsxbb-stock-soars-14-after-huge-win-over-facebook/) Wasmer - The Universal WebAssembly Runtime (https://wasmer.io/) CentOS is gone—but RHEL is now free for up to 16 production servers (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/01/centos-is-gone-but-rhel-is-now-free-for-up-to-16-production-servers/) Nonsense President Biden’s Peloton exercise equipment under scrutiny (https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/113552/iot/joe-biden-peloton-risks.html) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Listener Feedback JustWatch - The Streaming Guide (https://www.justwatch.com/) recommend from Colin Conferences Call for Papers (https://sessionize.com/devopsdays-texas-2021/) ends on Jan. 31st for DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SpringOne.io (https://springone.io) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: MF DOOM X Tasuro Yamashita rabbithole (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqkOQ46lxj8) The Day the Mixtape Died: DJ Drama (https://www.npr.org/2020/10/27/928307301/the-day-the-mixtape-died-dj-drama) Brandon: The Dark Forest (https://www.audible.com/ep/title/?asin=B010PKSKBA&source_code=GO1GB12609141890JF&device=d&cvosrc=ppc.google.the%20dark%20forest%20audiobook&cvo_campaign=1679154702&cvo_crid=468277763726&Matchtype=e&gclid=CjwKCAiA6aSABhApEiwA6Cbm_465mn1dRy3LmJGl_LPrZZYfpb7fvGNo5YmXA1IgfygmfWf_s2WDKxoCExoQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds) Coté: Baudolino (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10507.Baudolino). Nutella Videos (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk_5VqpWEtiVGmMo9cPPWITyimvyH740E) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/aX1hN4uNd-I)
This week we discuss VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger jumping to Intel and what is going on with DevSecOps. Plus, lots advice on picking movies both you and your partner will enjoy. Rundown VMware CEO → Intel What’s the latest Solarwinds hack news? Coté is figuring out “DevSecOps” - or is it “DevOpsSec”? Relevant to your interests M&A Red Hat to Acquire Kubernetes-Native Security Leader StackRox (https://www.redhat.com/en/about/press-releases/red-hat-acquire-kubernetes-native-security-leader-stackrox) F5 to acquire @Volterra_ (https://twitter.com/f5/status/1347291942363811841?s=21) VMware/Intel VMware has the strategy and culture to thrive after CEO Pat Gelsinger's exit to Intel (https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/14/pat_gelsinger_vmware_legacy/) VMware Names Zane Rowe As Interim CEO (https://www.crn.com/news/virtualization/vmware-names-zane-rowe-as-interim-ceo) Prodigal Son Gelsinger Returns As Intel CEO (https://go.forrester.com/blogs/prodigal-son-gelsinger-returns-as-intel-ceo/) Bitcoin and Blockchain Is blockchain coming to your bank? (https://thehustle.co/01082021-blockchain-banks/) 85% of Italian Banks Are Exchanging Interbank Transfer Data on Corda - CoinDesk (https://www.coindesk.com/85-of-italian-banks-are-exchanging-interbank-transfer-data-on-corda) Lost Passwords Lock Millionaires Out of Their Bitcoin Fortunes (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/12/technology/bitcoin-passwords-wallets-fortunes.html) Don’t Forget Your Bitcoins (https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-01-12/don-t-forget-your-bitcoins) RISC-V BeagleBoard BeagleV (https://beagleboard.org/beaglev) Raspberry PI Why We Love the Raspberry Pi (https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/raspberry-pi/) Buy a Raspberry Pi Zero W – Raspberry Pi (https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-zero-w/) Solarwinds Details on SolarWinds Hack (https://twitter.com/briankrebs/status/1348828797966147584?s=21) SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief Chris Krebs (https://www.ft.com/content/df641e33-9150-4846-b4f7-db4e3175d290) NYT JetBrains story, I'm calling it - the story was irresponsibly released. (https://twitter.com/MalwareJake/status/1347650824416227331) Deplatforming Parler accuses Amazon of breaking antitrust law in suspending hosting services. (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/business/parler-amazon.html) Parler Finds Refuge With the Far-Right's Favorite Webhost (https://www.vice.com/en/article/4ad7dp/parler-finds-refuge-with-the-far-rights-favorite-webhost) Parler loses data (https://twitter.com/salmeron_manny/status/1348604719934173185) Parler’s amateur coding could come back to haunt Capitol Hill rioters (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/parlers-amateur-coding-could-come-back-to-haunt-capitol-hill-rioters/) The balkanization of the cloud is bad for everyone (https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/12/17/1014967/balkanization-cloud-computing-bad-everyone/) Decentralization Is A Necessity Now (https://pomp.substack.com/p/decentralization-is-a-necessity-now) It happened. Twitter shut down @realDonaldTrump for good (https://thehustle.co/01112021-Twitter-Trump/) State of the World 2021 (https://people.well.com/conf/inkwell.vue/topics/510/State-of-the-World-2021-page01.html) Goodreads plans to retire API access, disables existing API keys | Joe's website (https://joealcorn.co.uk/blog/2020/goodreads-retiring-API) ‘Your Cock Is Mine Now:’ Hacker Locks Internet-Connected Chastity Cage, Demands Ransom (https://www.vice.com/en/article/m7apnn/your-cock-is-mine-now-hacker-locks-internet-connected-chastity-cage-demands-ransom) Video games have replaced music as the most important aspect of youth culture | Sean Monahan (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jan/11/video-games-music-youth-culture) Intel CEO Bob Swan to be replaced with VMWare's Pat Gelsinger (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/intel-ceo-bob-swan-reportedly-set-to-depart-in-february-to-be-replaced-with-vm-wares-pat-gelsinger-142520631.html?guccounter=1) WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app (https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/01/whatsapp-users-must-share-their-data-with-facebook-or-stop-using-the-app/) First Oracle said it powered Zoom. Then AWS claimed it. Now Zoom says it uses co-located kit (https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/13/zoom_prospectus_reveals_colo_infrastructure/) Poland plans to make censoring of social media accounts illegal (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/14/poland-plans-to-make-censoring-of-social-media-accounts) Dropbox to cut workforce by 11% (https://www.axios.com/dropbox-to-cut-workforce-by-11-75f8c050-29bb-46ea-a7dc-d9fa972dcee2.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Nonsense I'm glad you have passed the certification! I just don't want to see it. (https://github.com/antonbabenko/you-have-passed-the-certification) Coté in TikTok (https://www.tiktok.com/@drunkandretired/video/6917223569395174658?lang=en). Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Now Hiring Jordi wants you to work at Tricentis (https://www.tricentis.com/company/careers/all/) Michael wants to be a Solution Architect at Cloudbees (https://boards.greenhouse.io/cloudbees/jobs/2582391) More info in SDT Slack (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack) see channel #jobs Conferences Call for Papers (https://sessionize.com/devopsdays-texas-2021/) ends on Jan. 31st for DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: Apple TV’s Ted Lasso (https://tv.apple.com/au/show/ted-lasso/umc.cmc.vtoh0mn0xn7t3c643xqonfzy) Brandon: Possessor (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/possessor_uncut). Coté: Descript (https://www.descript.com), so far. Bear app (https://bear.app). Don’t spike your mind during family time with inserting work. 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This week we offer advice to Zoom on why they should build a calendar and what companies they should acquire. Plus, Matt explains why you want to mount your browser tabs as files. Rundown Zoom to build a calendar Buoyed by Video Success, Zoom Explores Email, Calendar Services (https://www.theinformation.com/articles/buoyed-by-video-success-zoom-explores-email-calendar-services) Zoom may launch an email service and calendar app to compete with Google and Microsoft (https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/23/22197057/zoom-email-service-calendar-app-microsoft-google-competition) Mount your browser tabs as a filesystem (https://twitter.com/rsnous/status/1344837715976572929) Relevant to your interests A round-up of our favourite charts of 2020 (https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2020/12/24/a-round-up-of-our-favourite-charts-of-2020) Google, Alphabet employees unionize (https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/04/google-alphabet-employees-union/) How Google workers secretly built a union (https://www.protocol.com/google-union-awu) Warren Ellis Returns For 2021 (https://bleedingcool.com/comics/warren-ellis/) AWS IAM Talk (https://twitter.com/rothgar/status/1343642150605520896?s=21) Stripe’s Developer Coefficient (https://stripe.com/files/reports/the-developer-coefficient.pdf) VMware files suit against former exec for moving to rival company (https://techcrunch.com/2020/12/29/vmware-files-suit-against-former-exec-for-moving-to-rival-company/) VMware Issues Statement Regarding Litigation Against Rajiv Ramaswami (https://www.vmware.com/company/news/updates/2020/vmware-statement-litigation-rajiv-ramaswami.html) Wondery to join Amazon Music (https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/company-news/wondery-to-join-amazon-music) SECURITY: New maintainer is probably malicious (https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender/issues/1263) Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan healthcare joint venture to shut business next month (https://www.reuters.com/article/BigStory12/idUSKBN29922L) Haven will shut down, ending joint healthcare bid by Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan (https://www.geekwire.com/2021/haven-will-shut-ending-joint-healthcare-bid-amazon-berkshire-jp-morgan/) WSJ News Exclusive | Roku Nears Deal to Buy Rights to Quibi’s Content (https://www.wsj.com/articles/roku-nears-deal-to-buy-rights-to-quibis-content-11609725389) When Big Brands Stopped Spending On Digital Ads, Nothing Happened. 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(https://www.forbes.com/sites/augustinefou/2021/01/02/when-big-brands-stopped-spending-on-digital-ads-nothing-happened-why/?sh=5abd13031166) Ticketmaster admits it hacked rival company before it went out of business (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/ticketmaster-pays-10-million-criminal-fine-for-hacking-a-rival-company/) Ticketmaster Will Pay $10 Million Fine to Settle Federal Charges It Hacked Rival’s System (https://variety.com/2020/digital/news/ticketmaster-10-million-fine-hack-songkick-competitor-1234877108/) DALL·E: Creating Images from Text (https://openai.com/blog/dall-e/) Quest Software Acquires Data Governance Company Erwin - ChannelE2E (https://www.channele2e.com/investors/private-equity/quest-software-acquires-data-governance-company-erwin/) The FAA just moved drone deliveries one step closer to your front door (https://thehustle.co/01062021-Amazon-drone-delivery/) CNCF Annual Report 2020 | Cloud Native Computing Foundation (https://www.cncf.io/cncf-annual-report-2020/) Introduction to WebAssembly (https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-to-webassembly-runtime) Computer Fraud And Abuse Act Reform (https://www.eff.org/issues/cfaa) Georgia’s runoff may have saved net neutrality (https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/6/22216843/georgia-runoff-net-neutrality-fcc-jon-ossoff-raphael-warnock-democrats-senate) Reproducible builds and docker (https://twitter.com/lorenc_dan/status/1343921451792003073?s=21) Statement on the story from The New York Times regarding JetBrains and SolarWinds (https://blog.jetbrains.com/blog/2021/01/06/statement-on-the-story-from-the-new-york-times-regarding-jetbrains-and-solarwinds/) Widely Used Software Company May Be Entry Point for Huge U.S. Hacking (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/06/us/politics/russia-cyber-hack.html) Storageless storage is the 'answer' to Kubernetes data challenges – Blocks and Files (https://blocksandfiles.com/2020/12/22/the-storageless-storage-paradox/) An open source, drop-in replacement for CentOS is on its way (https://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/News/CloudLinux-Commits-Over-1-Million-Dollars-to-CentOS-Replacement) Nonsense KFC launches 4K, 240FPS gaming console with a built-in chicken warmer (https://www.gamesradar.com/kfc-launches-4k-240fps-gaming-console-with-a-built-in-chicken-warmer/) In China, McDonald’s serving Spam burger topped with Oreo crumbs: ‘When you hate someone but have to invite him to dinner. (https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-mcdonalds-spam-burger-oreo-china-20201221-sjiyjndirzdudahsgo6ftw7az4-story.html) Brexit deal mentions Netscape browser and Mozilla Mail (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-55475433) Sponsors strongDM — Manage and audit remote access to infrastructure. Start your free 14-day trial today at: strongdm.com/SDT (http://strongdm.com/SDT) Conferences Call for Papers (https://sessionize.com/devopsdays-texas-2021/) for DevOpsDay Texas on March 2nd. (https://devopsdays.org/events/2021-texas/welcome/) SDT news & hype Join us in Slack (http://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/slack). Send your postal address to stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com (mailto:stickers@softwaredefinedtalk.com) and we will send you free laptop stickers! Follow us on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/sdtpodcast), Twitter (https://twitter.com/softwaredeftalk), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/softwaredefinedtalk/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/software-defined-talk/). Brandon built the Quick Concall iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-concall/id1399948033?mt=8) and he wants you to buy it for $0.99. Use the code SDT to get $20 off Coté’s book, (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt) Digital WTF (https://leanpub.com/digitalwtf/c/sdt), so $5 total. Become a sponsor of Software Defined Talk (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/ads)! Recommendations Matt: Uncivil (https://gimletmedia.com/shows/uncivil) podcast MF DOOM Will Never Really Die (https://slate.com/culture/2021/01/mf-doom-dead-rapper-producer-madvillain.html) Brandon: Listen to the recent interviews with Sebasti (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/278)e (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/278)n on Serverless (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/278) and Squire on Security (https://www.softwaredefinedtalk.com/279). Listen to Brandon’s guest appearance on The Cloudcast talking hybrid cloud (https://www.thecloudcast.net/2021/01/a-hybrid-cloud-look-ahead-for-2021.html) Soul (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/soul_2020) Coté: Coconut Rice (https://youtu.be/i9EmC0pM1YE). Raised by Wolves (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raised_by_Wolves_(American_TV_series)). Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/bY9bfWjLtiU) Photo Credit (https://unsplash.com/photos/BOUdudmAnk4)
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