What happens when you combine devops & continuous delivery into a card game?

Join 25,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Alex Papadimoulis & the guys at Inedo put together CodeMash The Game an interesting game for a new twist to conference going. Now they’re at it again with a kickstarter to build Release! a game about devops & continuous delivery. 1. Bring your team together …

Is Amazon RDS hard to manage?

Join 26,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I once rented an apartment while traveling in Europe. Unfortunately I didn’t speak the local language of French. So when I got there I had trouble coordinating. After about twenty minutes of frustration, I found someone who could help. They spoke some broken English. So …

Why I ask clients for a deposit

Join 25,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. 1. It indicates both parties are serious A common refrain when discussing terms of a project, and reviewing statement of work – “when shall we get started?”. The answer should be, “I’m ready to get started anytime you like. Would you like to use paypal …

Why Fred Wilson is wrong about Apple

UPDATE: When this article was written in May 2014, Apple’s stock price was $84.65. Today (Dec 2017) it sits at a comfortable $176.67. If you’ve followed the tech news recently, you may have heard Fred Wilson’s comments about Apple. In essence he believes Apple is too reliant and rooted in hardware, and that hardware isn’t …