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I first used this analogy at an Open Cloud Forum event in Zurich a couple of months back, and I just used it again in a panel discussion at DevSecOps Days London. I’ve been meaning to incorporate it into a DevOps presentation, but until then… Jenga The ‘traditional’ Enterprise IT approach to stability is a […]


With the launch of the iPad now a few days behind us, and the dust beginning to settle I thought it was time to reflect on what this is going to mean to the marketplace. Firstly this is a device for ‘normals‘ (though I do like the term ‘muggles‘). It is intended for the consumption of media, […]


Update (3 May 2010) – I’m getting increasingly sick of how often this machine fails to record things. Worse still I’ve even seen it say that it’s started to record something, but when I go to watch it there’s nothing in the list. Reliability is awful compared to when I first started using it. I’m […]


Geek travel

01Jun09

First day in the new job, and I’m back on the road again after a quiet 18 months from a travel perspective. I’ve spent some time over the last few years trying to optimise things so that I’m carrying the least weight but the most functionality (particularly important when trying to avoid checking stuff in). […]


Charlie seems to have kicked off what might become a geek meme over at http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2009/02/technology_timeline.html I’ll break from my usual tradition of not mentioning brand names. Many of the brands I encountered are now consigned to the history books, others are still going strong. I don’t imply any endorsement, choices were mostly down to what […]