In this episode I speak with Dan Rosanova from Confluent about Kafka, their cloud offering, and project Metamorphosis. I also cover news from the past week including Developer Experience 101, Google Docs as an act of resistance, news from the Linux Kernel, what happened next to the founder of Atari, and much more.
Listen to the podcast version of this newsletter, including my full interview below.
In the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police in Minneapolis, and the protests that have ensued, companies large and small have decided that now is the time for them to make public their allegiance to the Black community.
In the annals of Silicon Valley history, Nolan Bushnell’s name conjures up both brilliant success and spectacular failure. His two landmark achievements were founding Atari in 1972–laying the groundwork for the entire video game industry–and starting Chuck E.
“What platform should I use for my startup’s community? Should I move from Slack to Discourse? Wait…there’s a Discourse and a Discord?” Now is a great time to build a community online, and there’s no shortage of really great tools to help.
Sure, there are plenty of great companies out there building tools that solve payments for your product, but Stripe has built up an evangelical user base of engineers who’ll recommend it as the payments product of choice when they walk into their next company. How?
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