Episode 379: TAMs are a Trap

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Episode 379: TAMs are a Trap

This week we discuss the rate of Public Cloud adoption, Google’s Simplicity Sprint and OKR’s. Plus, some thoughts on slippers. Watch the YouTube Live Recording of Episode 379. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEU1uSOpu-c) Runner-up Titles You’re not proud of the product You can have both Landing Pages It’s just like Serial Don’t bring me these unqualified deals It’s a Floppy Disk Problem The better the metrics, the less useful they are The sooner you are successful, the longer yoy’are successful Highly Edited Focus on Earnings Rundown AWS CEO says the move to cloud computing is only just getting started (https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/28/aws-ceo-says-the-move-to-cloud-computing-is-only-just-getting-started.html) Acquired Episode on AWS (Podcast) (https://www.acquired.fm/episodes/amazon-web-services) Google and Developer Toil Google CEO Pichai tells employees not to 'equate fun with money' in heated all-hands meeting (https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/23/google-ceo-pichai-fields-questions-on-cost-cuts-at-all-hands-meeting-.html) Google CEO tells employees productivity and focus must improve, launches 'Simplicity Sprint' to gather employee feedback on efficiency (https://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/31/google-ceo-to-employees-productivity-and-focus-must-improve.html) Google CEO tells staff not to 'equate fun with money' (https://www.theregister.com/2022/09/23/ceo_google_austerity/) Google CEO Pichai: We need to get 20% more productive (https://www.theregister.com/2022/09/07/google_ceo_sundar_pichai_productivity/) Relevant to your Interests PaaS Is Not Dead (https://www.fermyon.com/blog/paas-is-not-dead) How devops in the cloud breaks down (https://www.infoworld.com/article/3674690/how-devops-in-the-cloud-breaks-down.html) Adobe thinks critics are getting its Figma deal wrong (https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-login-c8c3c313-8144-4de3-9499-a4334a6b8f76.html?chunk=0&utm_term=emshare#story0) The Dead End from RedMonk (https://redmonk.com/sogrady/2022/09/23/dead-end/) Building for the 99% Developers (https://future.com/software-development-building-for-99-developers/) Meta and Google cut staff via quiet layoffs (https://www.theregister.com/2022/09/21/meta_google_layoffs/) Slack canvas has officially entered the chat! (https://twitter.com/slackhq/status/1572717714522705923?s=46&t=EYrb_JytmT9CVPWd_8-tpw) Linus Torvalds talks Rust on Linux, his work schedule and life with his M2 MacBook Air (https://www.zdnet.com/article/linus-torvalds-talks-rust-on-linux-his-work-schedule-and-life-with-his-m2-macbook-air/) Keynote: Frozen DevOps? The not-so-technical Last Mile (https://www.slideshare.net/ManuelPais/keynote-frozen-devops-the-notsotechnical-last-mile-devopsdays-portugal-sep-2022) Penpot inks $8M, as signups for its open source spin on Figma jump 5600% after Adobe's $20B acquisition (https://twitter.com/TechCrunch/status/1574754640490536963?s=20&t=vQF0s31OdAS2p7-X373AzQ) Document onboarding startup Flatfile nabs $50M from investors, including Workday (https://techcrunch.com/2022/09/27/document-onboarding-startup-flatfile-nabs-50m-from-investors-including-workday/) Suborbital Extension Engine, and what's next for us (https://blog.suborbital.dev/suborbital-extension-engine-and-whats-next-for-us) What’s Stopping WebAssembly from Widespread Adoption? (https://thenewstack.io/whats-stopping-webassembly-from-widespread-adoption/) Did We Overeat on Software? (https://future.com/did-we-overeat-on-software/) Someone is pretending to be me. (https://connortumbleson.com/2022/09/19/someone-is-pretending-to-be-me/) Broadcom’s Golden Parachute For Top 5 VMware Execs May Total $337.8M (https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/broadcom-s-golden-parachute-for-top-5-vmware-execs-may-total-337-8m/6) For teens to do better in school, they need to sleep in (https://fortune.com/well/2022/08/18/how-later-school-start-times-for-teens-reduce-depression-and-improve-academic-performance/) Leading venture capital firms to provide up to $1.25 BILLION to back startups built on Cloudflare Workers (https://blog.cloudflare.com/workers-launchpad/) The Uber Hack Exposes More †Than Failed Data Security (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/26/opinion/uber-hack-data.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslogin&stream=top) Leading venture capital firms to provide up to $1.25 BILLION to back startups built on Cloudflare Workers (https://blog.cloudflare.com/workers-launchpad/) Nonsense The Science Behind NASA's First Attempt at Redirecting an Asteroid (https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/news/2022/9/22/the-science-behind-nasas-first-attempt-at-redirecting-an-asteroid) Ghoulish moans are haunting the intercoms of American Airlines flights (https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2022/09/26/flight-noise-american-airlines-intercom-lax/) Podcasters Are Buying Millions of Listeners Through Mobile-Game Ads (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-27/inside-podcasters-explosive-audience-growth) Conferences Sydney Cloud FinOps Meetup (https://events.finops.org/events/details/finops-sydney-cloud-finops-presents-sydney-cloud-finops-meetup/), online, Oct 13, 2022 Matt’s presenting KubeCon North America (https://events.linuxfoundation.org/kubecon-cloudnativecon-north-america/https://events.linuxfoundation.org/kubecon-cloudnativecon-north-america/), Detroit, Oct 24 – 28, 2022 SpringOne Platform (https://springone.io/?utm_source=cote&utm_medium=podcast&utm_content=sdt), SF, December 6–8, 2022 THAT Conference Texas Call For Counselors (https://that.us/call-for-counselors/tx/2023/) Jan 16-19, 2023 Listener Feedback Happy to report that the world-class engineers at @grafana managed to make a @SlackHQ thread with more than 10,000 messages in it. 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Recommendations Brandon: Introducing PowerPoint Live in Microsoft Teams (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-365-blog/introducing-powerpoint-live-in-microsoft-teams/ba-p/2140980) and/or PowerPoint Reading Mode (https://www.thinkoutsidetheslide.com/use-reading-view-to-show-powerpoint-slides-in-a-window-instead-of-full-screen/) Photo Credits Banner (https://unsplash.com/photos/B2Y0zdSbR8U) CoverArt (https://unsplash.com/photos/ij5_qCBpIVY)
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