Melbourne Photography IX - Autumn

St Kilda

St Kilda

Introducing the 2024 autumn collection. The shot above was out at Melbourne’s favourite beach that isn’t really a beach …


Tangents of Trinity

April 25 2024 · books computation

Recommending a few books which touch on aspects of the Manhattan Project:

The Last Man who Knew Everything is a …


Measuring Service Failure, or why to not use CFR and MTTR

Change Failure Rate (CFR) and Mean Time to Recovery (MTTR) are two engineering metrics popularised in Accelerate (2018) and subsequent DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) State of DevOps Reports. Since publication, all DORA metrics have been assessed, adopted, and validated by technology companies …


Engineering Productivity, GenAI, Metrics, Toil

January 17 2024 · tech devops ai software-engineering aws

Boost software development productivity by 50x, so was the message on the expo floor at AWS re:Invent. Hundreds of vendors, from startup to enterprise, had booths at the expo marketing their developer tooling, platforms, and consulting services. GenAI has been in full swing for a couple of years …


Western Landscapes

Badwater Basin

Badwater Basin

The day trip to Death Valley landed me at Badwater Basin in the early afternoon. The winter sun was low and a slight haze …