This is a collection of some old blog posts or talks I have written, and hopefully, some new ones, too.
Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021
The Naming of Names I used to be called Igor. I’m not anymore. Some people change names. Trans people get to chose their names. I chose Mina. In trans circles, “Igor” would be my dead-name. But I’m a …
Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017
What to bring and what to leave behind This is the write-up of a talk first given a DevOps London, 2017 A video recording of talk is online, too. Abstract As student Richard Feynman ⊕ It took me a whi…
Thursday, 3 Dec 2015
As always, this started out as a presumptuous tweet: maintaining a million puppet modules has taught me one thing: not a single piece of software was written with automation in mind. — The Wrath of me…