This week, Coté and Matt Ray finally nail the secrets of enterprise devrel. You won’t want to miss this one! Also: Coté gives up on streaming PowerPoint and IT survey show that it’s time to ask for a raise.

Mood board:

Free glowsticks for leadgenning yourself.

Our tragic doppleganger.

DevRel secrets.

If you open a terminal you win streaming.

Memes are serverless.

You gotta spend money to lose money.

All about the pincher.


Cloud Native Integration Platform TriggerMesh Receives Strategic Funding from Cisco Investments, Existing Investors.

Cisco leads $5M round for multicloud application integration startup TriggerMesh.

Checking in on Matt’s devrel notes.

Twitter is shutting down Fleets on August 3, citing low usage.

Labor shortages in IT, but growing IT budgets.

Microsoft is giving employees a $1,500 pandemic bonus

Biden is preparing an executive order targeting noncompete clauses for workers.

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Report: Broadcom in talks to buy SAS for as much as $20B

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Probably Wrong Flowchart, this time on AWS database services!

Concern trolls and power grabs: Inside Big Tech’s angry, geeky, often petty war for your privacy

Person advises Principal AWS engineer not to build AWS on AWS, because a16z’s cloud repatriation piece said it’s too expensive at scale.

The Windows 365 Cloud PC

SonicWall warns of ‘imminent ransomware campaign’ targeting its EOL equipment

Analyzing the Legal Implications of GitHub Copilot

Kelsey Hightower changing Roles


Spike in “Chain Gang” Destructive Attacks on ATMs

Tesla finally releases Full Self-Driving Beta v9

Netflix to offer Video Games


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RabbitMQ Summit, July 13-14

Carolina VMUG, July 22 - Coté gives DevOps metrics talk.

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