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Written by Tom O'Connor, an AWS Community Builder and Senior Security Engineer, with background in DevOps and scalability. You should follow them on Twitter  or Mastodon

  1. December 10, 2012

    So.. it transpires that I have a friend who studied Physics at Imperial College, and as a part of that, was taught how to use C++ “As a tool…

  2. July 13, 2011

    Right. This is important. I want you stop what you’re doing and read this. It won’t take long. I’ve just witnessed another act of…

  3. March 04, 2011

    Further evidence that name game memes are harmful

  4. November 12, 2010

    The legacy of a nobody I work hard, and try not to let the future bother me. I don’t make 10 year plans, hell, I’m lucky if i know where I…

  5. October 18, 2010

    Another personal coming out story (from a friend)

  6. June 11, 2010

    Say for example you want to build a new Virtualization cluster. You’ve chosen the CPUs you want, and know you want 32 GB of fast shiny RAM…

  7. February 16, 2009

    A story in 100 words.