Does Deleting FaceApp Make You Safe Again?
Does Deleting FaceApp Make You Safe Again?
  • 7/28/2019

The hysteria about FaceApp privacy is mostly overblown, but the app does some shady things that many other apps do, too. A while back, I left the vast cesspool of mainstream social media for the weirder and wilder pastures of places like Mastodon (an

You Don’t Need Kubernetes on Your LaptopYou Don’t Need Kubernetes on Your Laptop
You Don’t Need Kubernetes on Your LaptopYou Don’t Need Kubernetes on Your Laptop
  • 6/30/2019

Minikube, kind, k3s, Docker for Desktop, microk8s, etc. are all excellent efforts designed to make that as pleasant as possible, and kudos to all of them. Seriously. But no matter how you slice it, Kubernetes isn’t intended to run on my laptop. Nor i

Slack is a $17 Billion Company Now
Slack is a $17 Billion Company Now
  • 6/22/2019

I love Slack, in fact, I love anything that doesn't resemble an Email box of a social media feed. “Slack” is a ubiquitous term like Uber or Zoom, or even Dropbox to some extent.

Stop trying to invent the next Facebook or Amazon
Stop trying to invent the next Facebook or Amazon
  • 6/22/2019

The story of Zoom founder Eric S. Yuan is an entrepreneurial fable that proves even the most crowded markets are never truly full.

Compare MongoDB & Firebase. What to choose in 2019
Compare MongoDB & Firebase. What to choose in 2019
  • 6/23/2019

I say this because they are quite different in many ways, and a better question to ask is which of them suits your unique use case. Whichever one fits better, gets the prize.

The Internet of Things Will Depend on Sustainable Energy
The Internet of Things Will Depend on Sustainable Energy
  • 7/28/2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology which has revealed its true scope as new applications have emerged. For most people, the smart home is the first thought — it is easy to imagine connected fridges which can reorder groceries once they drop