Imperfect Machines

Thu 19 May 2016


I finally got my grubby mitts on an actual dead-tree copy of the SRE book. I've wanted this to exist for many years, and it's finally out there. I wrote a chapter on working with teams with high interrupt loads where the team consists of humans. It's a paraphrase of …

Category: Log Tagged: log writing

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The Technical Contrarian

Sat 16 April 2016

So, case in point (since we love examples).

A couple of years ago, when I first started fiddling with Pelican, one of the first things in the docs was 'okay, set up virtualenv and do such a thing'. My initial reaction, as an old-skool sysadmin weenie who hasn't had to …

Category: Meta Tagged: meta writing brains

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April 11 2016

Mon 11 April 2016

I almost signed up for a medium account. A brief moment of madness before I realised that the likes of medium accounts are also transient. Reminded, again, by my recent de-facto abandonment of G+ as a thing to publish things on. I am not a crackpot, our outlets for writing …

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