One of the things I’ve been committing to doing every day is to either take a walk or to go on a bike ride. The goal is to generally get out of the house and to escape the challenge of working from home and to never put on pants.
I’ve been reading “Thinking, Fast and Slow”, which is an interesting exploration of how the mind works. The book introduces two systems that make up how we think.
We’re now more than two years into building, maintaining and growing the code base for Travis CI. A lot has happened in the code base, especially in the first year of our existing as a company. Lots of code was moved around, refactored, changed, improved, or written from scratch.
Once you’ve figured out what kind of product you want to create, the biggest hurdle to get it in front of customers is finding the right price.
I came across an article called “How DevOps is Killing the Developer.” It mourns the rise of DevOps and an ever increasing set of skills a developer has to have to work in the resource-constrained environment of a startup. The assumption is that a developer has to fill all these roles even though his position is at the top of the company’s hierarchy and no one else can do what they can.