What does the fight between palantir & nypd mean for your data?

via GIPHY In a recent buzzfeed piece, NYPD goes to the mat with Palantir over their data. It seems the NYPD has recently gotten cold feet. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. As they explored options, they found an alternative that might save them a boatload of money. They considered switching …

Sean Hull interviewed on the Doppler Cloud podcast

I recently got a chance to talk with Mike Kavis over at Cloud Technology Partners. It was fun to get away from the keyboard, and in front of the microphone for a change. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. 1. Docker Docker is making deployments easier & easier. But as the …

Why is everyone suddenly talking about Amazon Redshift?

It seems like all I hear these days is Redshift, Redshift, Redshift! I met up with a recruiter today. We talked about this & that. The usual. Then when he came to the topic of technology he said, “yeah it seems as though suddenly everybody is looking for Redshift & Snowflake” As I blogged about …

Why I like Etsy’s site performance report

Etsy publishes a great tech blog titled Code As Craft. Join 28,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I was recently sifting through some of their newer posts & stumbled upon their Q2 2015 Site Performance Report. It’s really in-depth, though not impossibly technical. Here’s what I liked. 1. Transparency to business & …