Picture credit: Pivotal Labs office, Sydney. A few days ago, someone on Twitter asked me this question “What skills do you wish you had as a beginner software developer?” When I saw the tweet notification, it got me thinking. I asked myself, “Celestine, given where you’re now and what you...

Disclaimer - this is a direct compilation of a tweet storm. No edits whatsoerver made here. Cornelius Vanderbilt Cornelius Vanderbilt started his rail empire by borrowing $100 to buy a small ferry boat, he quickly earned the reputation of a shrewd businessman. He always got ahead by any means necessary...

We started that Sunday, December 4th, 2016, like any regular day. Your mum and I — just the both of us — were preparing for the 8:00 AM service. She had barely stepped into the bathroom when she called out, “babe, I don’t feel good and besides, I can see...

In Part I, I introduced you to the concept of IAC(Infrastructure as Code) using Terraform, and we explored the awesomeness of Terraform. While the code we used in Part I for provisioning a simple server worked very well, the system we eventually provisioned was hardly a scalable system and not...

In the last couple of years, there has been a strong advocacy for remote work and how it a)improve employees productivity and b)is fast becoming the future of work. Technology companies, especially startups add remote work as one of their benefits. But things aren’t always rosy in the remote land....