The hottest Substack posts of Cloud Irregular

And their main takeaways
591 implied HN points 26 Feb 24
  1. Google's rollout of AI technology like Gemini shows a lack of internal coherence, leading to confusion among users.
  2. Despite controversies and criticisms, Google has a culture of acknowledging issues and striving to improve, driven by fear of tarnishing its brand.
  3. Public embarrassment often pushes Google to take action and refine its products, demonstrating a reactive and risk-averse approach.
2069 implied HN points 19 Feb 24
  1. Explaining complex tech products in simple language is important for understanding and adoption.
  2. Developers may value different aspects of a tech product compared to business decision-makers, causing a mismatch in communication.
  3. CloudTruth focuses on managing crucial configuration data, highlighting the importance of precision in language and clear communication.
3104 implied HN points 14 Feb 24
  1. The Cloud Resume Challenge community is launching a Kubernetes Challenge throughout March to help individuals build their Kubernetes skills by deploying a basic e-commerce website.
  2. The challenge focuses on learning the operations of a K8s cluster such as configuration, scaling, monitoring, and persistence, offering guidance to prevent going off track.
  3. Participants will work through the challenge together over 4 weeks in the CRC Discord server, with special incentives for those who complete it.
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3696 implied HN points 22 Jan 24
  1. The cloud landscape is shifting from big hyperscalers to more specialized services like standalone databases and DIY cloud-in-a-box.
  2. Using tools like Nightshade to protect art from being exploited by AI may not be the best strategy, focusing on creating original, high-quality art is key.
  3. Google, despite criticism, remains a significant player in the tech industry, seen as a symbol of intellectual prowess and innovation.
7244 implied HN points 24 Oct 23
  1. DHH believes established companies that can amortize capital investments should reconsider the cloud
  2. Different types of companies require different approaches to cloud vs. data center
  3. Switching back from the cloud to data center may bring back old problems that cloud solutions had addressed