Today’s episode: ChatGPT creates a digital transformation strategy for a pharmacy company - you’ll never guess what happens next! - I use ChatGPT to remove the toil of endless meetings for the annual planning goat rodeo. Plus, my daughter’s favorite kid joke. Read and subscribe!

Today’s newsletter episode: Product Management in Platform Engineering - Treating developers as customers, some examples too. Plus, in the links and quirky quotes sections: finding Monsanto caps at the trade show at the end of history. Read and subscribe!

Today’s episode: When can we just profit and chill? - $34.6 billion times four divided by 221,000 is a lot of money, the rise of the ChadGPT, and more links to make you’s thinks. Read and subscribe.

Today’s newsletter episode: If it’s bullshit work, have the bullshit-artist do it - Using AI for Bureaucratic Toil Removal - I develop a new talk. Also, two predictions for 2023 (DevX and layoffs), the timelessness of airports, and more links. Read and subscribe.

ChatGPT answers your questions about the new unlimited PTO policy - a FAQ

Another example from my playing around with a new talk idea. Here, I ask ChatGPT to write a FAQ for a new unlimited PTO policy. See more commentary on this in my newsletter today. You’d need to polish this up into one email, of course, e.g., move the citations list down to the final one. Prompt We have introduced unlimited PTO in my organization. What are five questions about it I should anticipate from employees?

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ChatGPT Makes the Case for Pair Programming

This is from working on a talk of mine about using ChatGPT to reduce bureaucratic toil It is written by ChatGPT, not me. The setup is: write me an email arguing that we should do paired programming. I fed it a couple things as you’ll see to pull numbers from. I didn’t fact check it. Prompt Prompt I gave ChatGPT (along with follow-up prompt to refine first drafts): Write a 500 word email in favor of changing our software development process to use pair programming.

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FY23: I got TikTok youths to watch my B2B videos about enterprise kubernetes & digital transformation - today’s newsletter episode - A look at my videos in FY23, and other content-hustling. Also, hot-take on the Mona Lisa versus the Dutch Masters. Read and subscribe!

Today’s newsletter episode: Fond memories for the old days when the only thing the Internet was doing was destroying interior design instead of civilization - Children make your hands cold, Mood Boards, and lifetime status dreams. Read and subscribe.

Today’s newsletter episode: The Eternal Recurrence of DevOps, or, learning to love “platform engineering” for olds. Read and subscribe, dear reader.

Today’s newsletter episode: “catatonic leadership” IBM is the best positioned to nail enterprise AI…if they try? 2023 IT spending forecasts. Avoiding being a turd on podcasts. Read and subscribe.,, @cote