2015-12-18: Abstraction, or, The Gift of Our Weak Brains
The history of a ✌successful✌ OSS project, along with humorous stories and lessons learned. This talk, given multiple times, is presented here in its final version from GoGaRuCo 2013.
2018-02-21: Cloud Foundry Overview
In an interview published on the Software Engineering Daily podcast, I talk about Cloud Foundry, Pivotal, and a potpourri of other topics.
2017-05-24: ruby values
2015-05-28: why you're in the right place at the right time
2014-10-10: Agile Inceptions 101
2016-03-20: Making a Useful C++ Buildpack
In which I smash together C++ and the cloud native vision of "here is my source code / run it on the cloud for me / i do not care how"
2010-03-09: Stupid XML Tricks