Kevin Burke on Baumol’s Cost Disease - On The Performing Arts: The Anatomy of their Economic Problems - http://people.stern.nyu.edu/wbaumol/OnThePerformingArtsTheAnatomyOfTheirEcoProbs.pdf
Kevin Burke (https://twitter.com/derivativeburke) ( https://burke.services ) likes building great experiences. He helped scale Twilio and Shyp, and currently runs a software consultancy. Kevin once accidentally left Waiting for Godot at the intermission.
Jessie Frazelle on A Tale of Two Papers
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Come dive into two papers covering datacenter outages: "Maelstrom: Mitigating Datacenter-level Disasters by Draining Interdependent Traffic Safely and Efficiently" and "What bugs cause production cloud incidents?" You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll leave with the knowledge of knowing that we are all still just one bug away from disaster at any point in time.
Jessie Frazelle, long time bug lover, gets a joy from debugging under pressure. Currently independent consultant. She couldn't decide on one paper so she picked two