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I'm DevOps practitioner (whatever that means), a long time Java developer and Open Source advocate. I speak and present at conferences whenever I have something to say on technical and software engineering topics. I work for IBM but this blog is all my own work.
Author Archives: spoole167
Found a ‘meet the expert‘ interview page with me talkng about Java. Strangly I have no recollection of ever doing this. Pretty bland statements so maybe thats why I can remember the interview!
Ah Devoxx. This year it was bigger than ever. Taking over the main hall for the exhibitors and using the old space for talks was inspired. Loved it. IBM hosted another Mad Scientist zone which, in my opinion, was by … Continue reading
A refreshing 1 day conference in London at SkillsMatter I talked about Cybercrime (slides here ) Sometimes after doing this talk I feel a little guilty in not being able to give people a “just do this” solution. However, the situation right … Continue reading
I gave a talk at Jax DevOps in London yesterday. The talk was entitled “Succeeding in the Cloud – the guidebook of Fail” Slides are here The talk originated in a conversation with Daniel Bryant at a previous conference. Daniel … Continue reading
Spent an interesting couple of days at Internet of Things North America in Chicago. I did a cut down version of the Skynet talk. Slides are here Made a few good contacts and learn a lot more about IoT from … Continue reading
I can’t praise this conference enough for having one of the largest group of amazing speakers I’ve seen in a long, long time. The technical content was high, the audience not so much. Only 700 ish attendees. That’s still pretty … Continue reading