There are things that one never expects to get to do. I have talked about this on Twitter before but I still remember being a new immigrant who took a chance and quit college to come to the US, start over and merely dreamed of working tech.

Tech, 10 yrs ago Back when I started in tech, the most common deployments were what is known as a LAMP stack. This was a kind of architecture that was simple to reason about. Also, we commonly deployed such a stack by either leasing servers from vendors like Softlayer and...

The manager’s path I bought and read The Manager’s Path by the awesome Camille Fournier when it first came out. At the time, I was a senior Database Engineer aspiring to become a principal engineer in my organization. At SendGrid, principal engineer and principal engineer 2 are manager and director...

This post is by request from Baron Schwartz who has written about forming connections within his company, Vivid cortex