Team Building via Chess

One of the things I really love about working at Influx Data is the strong social focus for employees. We’re all remote workers, and the teams have strategies to enable us to connect better. One of those ways is via Chess Tournaments! I haven’t played chess for 20 years or more, and was never really any good at it. I know the basic moves, and can sustain a game, but I’m not a chess strategy guru, and don’t know all the best plays. [Read More]

New Pastures

I tweeted back at the start of April that I’m moving on from Canonical/Ubuntu. Well, I left on April 30th, have had two weeks of ‘funemployment’, and today I start my new gig. I’m now Developer Advocate for Telegraf at InfluxData, and I couldn’t be more excited! 🎉 Telegraf is an Open Source “agent for collecting, processing, aggregating, and writing metrics.”. I’ll be working with the Telegraf team and wider community of contributors. [Read More]