David Mytton

Questions for when things aren’t working

Published in Startups.

It’s often called iteration and improvement, experimentation or trial and error. But how far does that approach go? When does the trial become an error? What do you do when things aren’t working?

Questions for when things aren’t working

Book Review (5/5) – Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (Daron Acemoğlu, James A. Robinson)

Published in Book Reviews.

My 5 star review of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (Daron Acemoğlu, James A. Robinson).

Startup holiday policies – unlimited time off doesn’t work

Published in Hiring, Startups.

9 years experimenting with holiday policies, how “unlimited” time off doesn’t work and what I would do differently today

Startup holiday policies – unlimited time off doesn’t work

Book Review (3/5) – Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now (Jaron Lanier)

Published in Book Reviews.

My 3 star review of Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now (Jaron Lanier).

Book Review (3/5) – Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World (Bruce Schneier)

Published in Book Reviews.

My 3 star review of Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World (Bruce Schneier).

My favourite books of 2018

Published in Favourite Books.

Out of 57 books I read in 2018, these are the ones I rated 5 stars.

My favourite books of 2018

Book Review (4/5) – Orwell on Truth (George Orwell)

Published in Book Reviews.

My 4 star review of Orwell on Truth (George Orwell).

Book Review (4/5) – Who Owns The Future? (Jaron Lanier)

Published in Book Reviews.

My 4 star review of Who Owns The Future? (Jaron Lanier).

Who has the best serverless platform?

Published in Cloud.

Back in August 2017 I wrote a post about: Who has the serverless advantage? AWS Lambda vs GCP Cloud Functions vs Azure Functions. We were three years into commercial serverless offerings and there were still a lot of limitations. My main observation was: What really matters is the availability and consumption of other services within the cloud […]

Who has the best serverless platform?

Book Review (4/5) – 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (Yuval Noah Harari)

Published in Book Reviews.

My 4 star review of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (Yuval Noah Harari).

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