Episode 357: Is platform engineer the new thing?

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Episode 357: Is platform engineer the new thing?

This week we discuss DevOpsDays Austin, the impending (?) economic downturn and advice on migrating your iCloud account when moving abroad. 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(https://overcast.fm/+QN1pbp6qs) Red Hat and General Motors Collaborate to Trailblaze the Future of Software-Defined Vehicles (https://www.redhat.com/en/about/press-releases/red-hat-and-general-motors-collaborate-trailblaze-future-software-defined-vehicles?sc_cid=7013a000002pyDRAAY) Docker advances container isolation and workloads with acquisition of Nestybox - Docker (https://www.docker.com/blog/docker-advances-container-isolation-and-workloads-with-acquisition-of-nestybox/) Appian Awarded $2.036 Billion in Damages Against Pegasystems Inc. (https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/appian-awarded-2-036-billion-in-damages-against-pegasystems-inc-301543673.html) 4 new iCloud Keychain features for 2022 (https://www.securemac.com/news/4-new-icloud-keychain-features-for-2022) A Big Bet to Kill the Password for Good (https://www.wired.com/story/fido-alliance-ios-android-password-replacement/) Google Cloud is forming a Web3 product and engineering organization (https://twitter.com/jordannovet/status/1522592192472121345) Google's cloud group forms Web3 team to capitalize on booming popularity of crypto (https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/06/googles-cloud-group-forms-web3-product-and-engineering-team.html) Nonsense Marc Andreessen Plucks Third Home Along Malibu Beachfront for $34M (https://therealdeal.com/la/2022/04/12/andreessen-plucks-third-home-along-malibu-beachfront/) Sponsors IT Brew — Tune in to IT Brew’s virtual launch event on May 19th at 12pm EST. Register Here! 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