Automation steps in where humans shouldn’t and software can’t. Tedious, repetitive tasks are best done by carefully programmed robots.
This piece was originally published in the Packet Pushers’ Human Infrastructure Magazine, a publication about the human side of working in technology. HIM is sent every other week or so to Packet Pushers Ignition members. Sign up for free. I recently tweeted… I’ve become okay with only having so much time in my schedule. Would […]
I like to meet other’s expectations, and have them think cuddly, happy thoughts about what a swell person I am. I know that when I send an email, I hope to get a response. Therefore, when I receive an e-mail, my natural inclination is to respond.
Stayfocusd is a useful Chrome extension for filtering time-wasting websites. It’s a progressive step towards deleting social media accounts entirely.
How I can create deep content if my mind is usually in a broken mirror state, challenged by outside thoughts and ideas all of the time?
Task managers are tools that allow you to maintain organized lists of the things you need to do. Over the last couple of months, I have shifted my workflow to revolve around a task manager. That means that what I do each day is driven by the tasks that are on my list. If the […]
Here’s a catalog of all the media I produced (or helped produce) in December 2017. PACKET PUSHERS WEEKLY PODCAST Episode 368 – Radical Change, Devops, and Automation. Greg Ferro and I kick around a bunch of ideas, including why it can be hard to bring radical products to market, DevOps as a communications issue, and whether […]
I co-authored Computer Networking Problems And Solutions with Russ White. The nice folks at InformIT.com are accepting pre-orders of the book and ebook at 40% off until December 16, 2017. Get your copy via http://informit.com/comingsoon.