TechChat Tuesdays #6: July 28, 2020

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This livestream took place on July 28, 2020, at noon. This is a recording. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified of our next livestream – or bookmark this link and tune in every Tuesday at noon EST to hang out with Ken Rimple.

In this episode, Ken and Becca riff on some recent dev/tech news: Grant Imahara, of Mythbuster fame, and his sudden passing (RIP), tech solutions for beauty companies impacted by Coronavirus, SQL tricks, podcasts we’re really into, and a short rant from Ken on serverless.

Episode Links

RIP Grant Imahara from MythBusters (a heartfelt writeup from his closest colleagues)

Tech, beauty, and VR – Tracey Welson-Rossman’s latest Forbes article

Someone wrote TinyBasic for an Arduino

Some tricks of an Application DBA – Hakibenita

Whatcha Listening to?
Becca: Reply All, and the episode she talked about
Ken: Last Week in AWS, and Screaming in the Cloud by Cory Quinn

SHORT RANT (and shameless plug from the Shameless Plugs division):
Ken’s upcoming Meetup talk (7/29)

And how his life in containers and bumping up against serverless makes him think we need more guardrails with newer tech (parallels to Java EE etc).

See you next Tuesday at 12PM EST!