Cloud Native and Wishful Thinking—or, How to Avoid Buying Coconut Headphones

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Jamie Dobson (@JamieDobson) warns us about the dangers of Cargo Culting and some of the funny history behind the term. It's a trap many leaders fall into out of insecurity, worry or stress. I always find it's useful to ask, "Why are we doing X?" or "What do we hope to achieve with Y?" to counteract this. If the answer is, "Because Netflix/Google/etc do it" then it's time to dig deeper.


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