Sunil Jain

December 28, 2022

Books I found interesting and noteworthy from the ones read in 2022

Based on feedback from last year, I am also providing a summary (at the end) about each book. Not all of these I endorse. Nor agree with everything that is mentioned in these. Found these interesting and something to learn from. I read these regardless to broaden my horizon. These are listed in no particular order. Books ---------- • M...
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December 24, 2021

Books I read and liked this year... and my favorite podcasts of 2021

Here is a list of books I read this year...and liked, in no particular order... Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World David J. Epstein -- Very similar to Medici Effect, explains why early specialization is not good, and better to dabble in multiple disciplines before specializing Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in ...
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September 3, 2021

Are you speaking to an empty Room...err Zoom?

You are into the fourth Zoom meeting of the day, and it is only 2pm. And while the speaker wants participants to pay 100% attention to this meeting, there is not much the speaker can do... as folks type away on chat while staring into the camera. Good typing skills were never so handy... or destructive depending on which side of the eq...
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July 30, 2021

Application Driven Environments

When we think of environments from infrastructure point of view, we normally think in terms of its use case - Production, Test, and so forth. It's probably more useful to think in terms of application, with collection of its components, flowing thru different environments. That is, if you have several applications, each with its own co...
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