Remote / Virtual

AWS and PEM madness–ever lost or hurt your PEM file?

Yeah, we all have. What I went thru many of you (I hope!) wont…but ever faced that “Lose your PEM file and you’re dead” from AWS? Been there. Turns out, it is survivable. AND do you even know what the files mean? I did not. It happens. Sometimes you lose or trash your PEM file …

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The new age of trust: Is it tech-enabled?

I grew up a bit in a fear of theft and crime, even though I was in a nice upper-class suburban ‘hood. I think (checking) the world different is today. We *might* have more trust than before. And why? Technology. Like many new-age-work-reformers, our life is the road. Yes, work-from-home (WFH) really means: work “wherever” …

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Our new workforce, is, simply: Us.

We are living in very interesting times of a new approach to work.  More of us than ever own and control our own ability to work and make income. Uber, We Work, telecommuting, AirBnB, technology, and a very strong desire to be in control of our daily lives is painting the new landscape.  I meet …

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Remote roles –Growing faster than office roles!

Fantastic article: https://media.thinknum.com/articles/remote-job-listings-are-growing-faster-than-office-jobs/ from  Joshua Fruhlinger in Trends Take a quick look.  We (in the software world) know this very well.  And this growth will continue, growing faster and faster.  Personally I can’t imagine developing a software project without most members not living in the same zip code or time zone!  Why?  Better talent (meaning more specific …

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