We have been waiting, like many people, for the launch of Disney+. We were genuinely disappointed by the outages and management issues that were covered so widely in the press.
From our perspective, the outages could…
November 15th, 2019
Account management is often considered a branch of sales, but in reality great account management involves your entire organization. From the person answering your phones to the CEO and of course, the engineers, managers and…
November 14th, 2019
Oregon has always been well known for its timber industry. Indeed at one point in the 1970s fully 12% of the States GDP was produced by timber. While timber's former dominance is not a surprise, many people are surprised…
November 13th, 2019
“If you want the best talent, limiting yourself to the talent that’s available in a single city (let alone a single country) is shooting yourself in the foot. Remote work being the default has always made a lot of sense for…
October 21st, 2019
KaAIDG (Kick A** AI Developers Group) is a group for AI enthusiasts and practitioners. Once every month on Friday KaAIDG hosts an open discussion and topic on AI. The topic of choice this Fridays was “ Homotopy Type Theory…
October 14th, 2019
This article is one of Metal Toad's Top 10 React JS Tips. Enjoy!
At Metal Toad, I’m part of a team of developers who often work on code together. Whether it’s pairing with one other person or mobbing as a larger group,…
October 11th, 2019
I talk a lot about the Cloud. And while, "the cloud" is certainly a candidate for buzzword bingo, unlike some other buzzwords, I really do believe this one lives up to the hype.
Open Source Came First
Cloud is not the…
October 8th, 2019
Choosing a cloud provider can be a difficult process that has long-term impacts to productivity, cost, and features. Do you select based on your existing environment's Microsoft investment and go with Azure? Do you use the…
October 7th, 2019
Null Space Labs hosts an open meeting and game night every Tuesday. Participants are given the opportunity to use equipment, collaborate on projects and network with fellow members and participants. The majority of…
October 1st, 2019
Metal Toad is a values based business. I’m not sure if this makes us unique within the software developer community but it does make us an outlier within the organizations that I’ve worked for over the years.
It’s become en…
September 26th, 2019
Over the years, we've perfected our own internal AWS standards regarding product management, scrum management, code quality, peer review, continuous deployments, and others. With each new learning of our own that we…
September 26th, 2019
At IBC2019, the biggest international conference for the Media & Entertainment industry I am evaluating which cloud provider is showing up with the most substantial ecosystem to tackle the concerns of the industry. If…
September 19th, 2019