Chilling Effect of Google Manifesto

UPDATE: According to Kara Swisher at Recode, Google has fired James Damore, the author of the memo that is the topic of this article. Sign up for DevOps'ish! DevOps’ish is a weekly newsletter covering DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, and the ‘ish in between. On Friday, August 4, 2017, several Google employees took to Twitter to discuss a ten-page document that was circulating internally at an alarming rate. [Read More]

The Demise of Google Fiber and Internet Under Dirt

If you have not heard the news, Google Fiber is no longer expanding its installation in the 10 markets they service and the head of Google Access (the Google Fiber overlord company), Craig Barratt, is stepping down. Sign up for DevOps'ish! DevOps’ish is a weekly newsletter covering DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, and the ‘ish in between. Also in the news, was a little-publicized statement from AT&T’s chief executive, Randall Stephenson, where he said, “I will be sorely disappointed if we are not going head-to-head” with cable companies by 2021. [Read More]

North Carolina Veterans Oral History Interview Part 1

As part of a North Carolina State Archives initiative to obtain oral histories of veterans I volunteered to be interviewed for the North Carolina Veterans Oral History Collection. I was interviewed by Matthew Peek, Military Collection Archivist for the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (later referred to as MP). Sign up for DevOps'ish! DevOps’ish is a weekly newsletter covering DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, and the ‘ish in between. [Read More]

Google Building New Datacenter in Lenoir, NC

Good news for the Unifour area of North Carolina (where I lived three years of my early adult life), Google is building a 210 job, $600 million dollar datacenter to help bolster its online offerings. Sign up for DevOps'ish! DevOps’ish is a weekly newsletter covering DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, and the ‘ish in between. Google Taps North Carolina for New Datacenter Site (E-Commerce Times): [Read More]
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