Introduction to Docker - Tech@Agoda #18

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-11-11

Today I had the chance to run a full day workshop on Docker via Agoda’s TechAtAgoda meetup series. It was a great day thanks to the attendees who were very engaged and curious about Docker. Thank you to Agoda for the great workshop facilities and especially Tim and Joel for organizing the event.

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Software Engineer Role Leveling

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-01-28


Large software companies usually have a leveling model and a body of documentation to help people-managers guide their direct reports on what level they’re at and how to improve and advance. They’re never great but they are a necessary evil once you get beyond about 20 developers and 3 managers in order to have at least the semblance of a level playing field when it comes to assessing people for their annual reviews.

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Testing Bad RAM to Diagnose Server Crashes

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2015-03-21

The new ESXi server that I built some months back has been crashing suddenly and unexpectedly. At first I suspected the system disk where the hypervisor is installed (which is quite old) might be bad and swapped it out but the crashes still occurred. On a hunch that it might be a RAM issue I flashed a MemTest86 USB key and tested the RAM and sure enough:

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Pelican 1510 Carry-On Case

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2010-06-26

The Pelican 1510 Carry-On Case is specifically designed to be within the FAA size-allowance for cabin baggage.

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Routing Audio Between Skype and Ableton Live on OSX

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2009-10-23

A couple of days ago I [pwnd audio routing on OSX]( so that I can now conduct Skype interviews via Ableton Live.

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Introduction to Docker for .NET Developers at Bangkok ,NET Meetup

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-09-26

This evening I did a shortened 1-hour version of the Introduction to DOcker material that I’ve presented elsewhere in THailand as well as in New Zealand recently.

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Building Software is a Craft not a Science

Melbourne, Australia, 2016-05-04


In my second year working as in software I became committed to the idea that as an industry we should be working to develop standard-gauge components that would fit together in precisely known and reliable ways. It should be like when a civil engineer builds a bridge - they know exactly the stresses and tolerances of the iron girders, steel cables and pre-cast concrete members that they have access to.

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Introduction to TeamCity for .NET Developers

Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014-03-25

This evening I gave a presentation on TeamCity at the Bangkok .NET meetup which is sponsored and run by my friends at Jetabroad

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Home, Bangkok, Thailand, 2010-06-13

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Amalga HIS 5.3 Ship It!

Fraser Suites, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008-12-01

My first Microsoft Ship It

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