In our First IT Origins Survey, we’re asking the community on of our standard interview questions: What are the best and worst trends in IT right now? We’re pulled together some early responses, but we’d love your feedback as well.
I had the privilege to talk to Data Architect Karen Lopez for this week’s IT Origins interview. We discuss how data hasn’t changed all that much since she started her career, but our ways of relating to it have. We also discussed the best and worst IT trends, got some book recommendations for the world, and walked away with some career advice.
In this IT Origins interview, we spoke to Clairvoyant CEO and Founder Chandra Ambadipudi. We discussed how he got his start in IT, and how data is both the best and worst IT trend.
I had the privilege to talk to Zachary Smith from Packet in our most recent IT Origins interview. We discussed how he went from majoring in the double bass at Juilliard to becoming an IT entrepreneur. We also discussed his two months in the Boy Scouts, the hip Australian coffee, and the benefits of innovating on the software layer.
For this week’s IT Origins interview, we had the privilege to learn how Network Collective Co-Founder Jordan Martin got his start in IT. The interview covers why enterprise infrastructure is not a solved problem, the encouragement around network disaggregation, and Chuck Yeager’s Advanced Flight Trainer.
Dong Ngo is an IT Consultant and writer at Dong Knows Tech. From 1999 through 2017, he was an Editor at CNET.com, covering the storage and networking beats. This interview provided some fascinating perspective into what we assume is significant technology. Dong shares his journey from a small village in Vietnam to moving to San Francisco in the 1990s.
For this week’s IT Origins interview, we spoke with Nick Bowie, a Senior Technical Account Manager with VMware. Make sure to checkout how he’s seen IT change since the 90s, why he’s throwing Australia shade, and the power of Quake LAN parties in an IT career.
This is post 15 of 33 in the series “IT Origins” Tom Lyon is a Founder and Chief Scientist at DriveScale. In his time in IT, he’s been an intern at Bell Labs, an early employee at Sun Microsystems, and a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco. At Sun, Tom contributed to the UNIX kernel, created the […]
I had the privilege to talk to Jack Daniel about how he gradually made the transition from auto mechanic to IT, and then later entered the security community. We had a great conversation, ranging from the danger of absolutism in IT, the structure of various security communities, to what’s a cool drink to get at a bar.
I had the privilege to talk to Matt Leib about how he got his start in IT, how the industry has changed since his Radio Shack days, and why the hybrid cloud is here to stay. It was a great conversation, enjoy the audio!