Been Writing a lot on…Mobile, IoT, Big Data, Agile, Cloud, and Data Science…over here

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For the past few years I’ve been doing a lot of writing..first for VMware…then for their spinoff with EMC…called Pivotal.io.

The focus has been on mobile, IoT, big data, agile, cloud, and data science…oh, and open source.

There are a ton of really smart people over there, and I am thankful to work with them.

The writing is often of the ghost type, and I also pen original articles, which you can find here and Read On?

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Perspectives on Life!

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Learn a lesson from your dog – no matter what life throws at you, kick some grass over that shit and move on!

 

 

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GIF Artwork: I’m In Love with Blingy Lemur in a Suit

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As I was working on this case study about how Pinterest uses Redis.
By the end, I was so inspired that I decided to bling up a little badge.

Still, I am very happy with the result.
It was voted off the original post, but, in my heart, this little guy really deserves to live out there on the inter-nizzle.
IMHO.

Comments are certainly welcome! :)

Blingy Lemur in a Suit

Phrases, Idioms, Sayings: You Can Lead a Horse…

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There is an old adage about leading a horse to water, but not being able to make the horse drink.

For some reason, this saying has stuck with me. For several years, it kept coming up. The explorer in me kept asking, “Why and why not?” So, I finally added a part to make it work, to make it complete. After using it in conversation dozens of times, I have not run across anyone who heard the add-on before. So, there ...

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Comparisons between Brain Science and Computer Science

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For the past three or four years, I have had strong fascination between brain science and computer science.

Roughly half my work time is spent writing about the significance of the largest and most current technology shifts in the world – big data, PaaS, open source, data science, mobile, social, local, agile methods, and distributed computing. Over 2-3 years, I’ve contributed to somewhere around 200 articles in the space for one of the most innovative “start-up” companies on the planet ...

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Great Resource on Writing: Pyramid Principle

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The principles in this book, summed here by @ameet are really great.
https://medium.com/lessons-from-mckinsey/f0885dd3c5c7
H Khufu pyramid in Egypt
It comes down to three simple things that are very hard to do sometimes because writing has so many variables.
1. Begin with the answer.
2. Appropriately group and summarize the supporting points.
3. Apply ...

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