2020 Learnings, 2021 Expectations

We’ve all had challenging years before. However, none were quite as challenging as in 2020. In the conclusion of last year’s post, I wrote, “I am hopeful that whatever economic upheaval we face as a society in 2020 is limited.” At that time, economic indicators were bubble-ish. However, a global pandemic was not something I had in the cards. No one did. A global pandemic, international protests against horrific injustices, and a US government damn near inept at helping with any of it....

December 30, 2020 · 16 min · Chris Short

Talks Given

Here's a current list of ready to go CFPs and/or abstracts that I can speak to at a moments notice. If you'd like to discuss having me speak at your conference, Meetup, podcast, webinar, etc. please send me a message. Thanks! You can see me routinely live streaming on OpenShift.tv. new Twitch.Embed("twitch-embed", { width: 854, height: 480, channel: "redhatopenshift", parent: ["chrisshort.net"] }); Enter your email I consent to receiving your weekly newsletter, DevOps'ish SUBSCRIBE   CNCF Eastern Canadian Meetup: October 2020 Date: 2020-10-23...

October 24, 2018 · 6 min · Chris Short
Gopher Art Always Courtesy of [Ashley McNamara](https://github.com/ashleymcnamara/gophers)

Baltimore Go June Meeting - Go to the Rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS Turmoil

I was in the DC metro area when I received an e-mail about the Baltimore Go Meetup happening on June 5th. Since I was nearby, I decided to go ahead and RSVP to the event. I mentioned this on Twitter and shortly thereafter Johnny Boursiquot wondered if I could speak. Enter your email I consent to receiving your weekly newsletter, DevOps'ish SUBSCRIBE   Of course I said yes....

June 8, 2018 · 1 min · Chris Short
Photos Courtesy of [Derek Weeks](https://twitter.com/weekstweets)

DevNationFederal 2018: DevOps is Not War

Red Hat invited me to speak at DevNationFederal. The organizers requested I present my DevOps is Not War talk to technologists in the Washington DC area. This crowd is a group of folks that are at varying points in their DevOps journeys. Many folks from government agencies and systems integrators were present. Enter your email I consent to receiving your weekly newsletter, DevOps'ish SUBSCRIBE   I was able to sync up with one of my Airmen from my time at Pope Air Force Base....

June 7, 2018 · 2 min · Chris Short
Photo Courtesy of [Arthur Maltson](https://twitter.com/amaltson)

DevOpsDays Toronto 2018: What the Military Taught Me About DevOps

I was lucky enough to be selected to speak at DevOpsDays Toronto. This was my first trip into Canada and I have to admit, it was amazing! The city of Toronto is a very diverse city teeming with culture. The speaker dinner was at a wonderful restaurant Eastern Mediterrean restaurant, Byblos. If you are ever in Toronto, I suggest you go to Byblos and get the Turkish Manti Dumplings. I don’t typically enjoy eggplant but these dumplings are superb!...

June 1, 2018 · 2 min · Chris Short