TWIL #4

Published on 2019-02-24

This was the fourth week of learning (already!) and february is already almost over. The knowledge here is not as wide spread as last week but it is still super valuable knowledge. This week has a lot of development/engineering knowledge - and I really need to get on with a book project.

2019-02-18 - Monday

Today I learned about the secret world of international spies - this article provides a glimpse of a world fit for movies and tv shows.

2019-02-19 - Tuesday

Today I learned about a Tinder-like app for farmers and their cows - what a fantastic world we live in (and I truly mean that!). Technology will help everywhere and sometimes in ways you couldn't imagine - read the article.

2019-02-20 - Wednesday

A few weeks ago I read about self publishing a book - today I read about the considerations to have before actually writing a book. Check out the article.

2019-02-21 - Thursday

Today I learned about Zero Downtime Deployment - the article describe the architecture that needs to be in place to do this.

2019-02-22 - Friday

Today I read this article about the fact that most of the infrastructure we rely on are built by people who wasn't payed to do it and maintained by people who do it on their own time. Sustainability certainly comes to word.

2019-02-23 - Saturday

Today I read this article and learned about testing integration with payment gateways - this has always seemed a bit scary to me.

2019-02-24 - Sunday

Today I learned about the harsh reality about hiring senior engineers from this article - I like the concept that the tables have changed and employers are no longer the buyers but the sellers.