Not long ago, I posted a small article called “Why is (there) Kubernetes?". Its content inspired me to create a short presentation trying to answer the questions “What and Why is there Kubernetes?". See below the recording and its summary after.
When people hear that I work with Kubernetes, a very common question is “What is Kubernetes?". I found more useful to answer “Why is (there) Kubernetes?", to paraphrase the original question. “Why” is easier to explain than “what” because you don't have to go too deep in the technical details and there's an added bonus of explaining the purpose of Kubernetes.
There are a lot of very interesting podcasts out there that I like to listen to, as much as time allows me to do so. But I noticed that I don't recall much out of them and I feel the need to go through them again. It would be great if all podcasts came with a transcript, so I can quickly revisit the parts that interest me. Unfortunately, making transcripts to your podcasts can be quite expensive, which is why most authors don't do so or put them behind a paywall.
A book I've been reading lately revealed to me how tricky helping relationships can be, even though we put ourselves in such relationships several times every day and we don't even realise it. There are many things we do automatically successfully and we don't even think about it. Because we have been trained for many years by society and parents how to do it correctly according to the common rules. Helping others is no exception: we have been taught to help people around us that are in need and…
Some months ago I was writing about a routine I setup to manage and refresh highlights from books and articles.
In the meantime, I have adjusted it a little bit, removed some services and added some others. Let's start with the bits that didn't work that well.