Biking for 1000km

I’ve been riding a bicycle around my home for the past several months, and yesterday the cumulative total distance went past 1000km. That’s about going from San Jose to Portland,...

Corruption

The US government is spending $2 trillion dollars for a corona virus stimulus, probably more in coming days. They (correctly, IMO) decided to launch the program as soon as possible,...

Departures

I’ve watched “Departures,” a 2008 Japanese movie that revolves around a young man who accidentally becomes a mortician. He dresses up and put make-ups to the dead, thereby producing a...

A new chapter for Kohsuke

2020 is going to be a year of change for me. By the end of January, I’ll be officially stepping back from Jenkins, switching my role at CloudBees to an...

Trail of Coincidence

A guest was coming to our office over lunch, so food was ordered for everyone. Except it turned out that due to a miscommunication, mine wasn’t there. No problem, I...

Camping in Livermore

In the Saturday Japanese school my daughter goes to, there are 4-5 families that mine has been particularly close to. With some families relocating and what not, faces have slowly...

Art of asking questions

A part of my work is a journalistic work. I go out, I grok how & what software people are building, and that knowledge informs what we do next. This...

KubeCon event report (1 of 2)

KubeCon / CloudNativeCon in Barcelona was amazing. I’ve been hearing great things from my colleagues who have been to past KubeCon, but hearing and seeing are two entirely different experiences....