My thoughts on software, tech, the future and everything in between
Slack as a searchable chat-ops sink
I have been using Slack quite a lot this last year for my day-to-day work. Late adopter as I am, I have been using it both in a geographically distributed...
18 May 2019
Postgres Index stats and Query Optimization
PostgreSQL is an extremely performant database. We are using it heavily and to great effect in my current place of work. However the internal design choices of Postgres mean that...
11 May 2019
What does my smartphone really do?
What is your phone really doing? More specifically, what are the apps installed on your phone really doing? Do they just sit there? Do they constantly send data to their...
09 Mar 2019
Moving on - Is there a right way of resigning?
It is not quite the thing you think of from day 1. But eventually most people will change jobs in their lives, probably multiple times.
06 Mar 2019
Hiring a Great Technical Team (Part 3/3)
You have built a nice hiring pipeline: the job description is on point, recruiters are out there bringing in relevant, filtered CVs, you have the questions and checks to get...
02 Feb 2016
Hiring a Great Technical Team (Part 2/3)
You finally have CVs coming in! Woohoo!! Either in a trickle or like a flood, you now need to start sorting them out.
27 Oct 2015
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