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Thursday 31st December, 2020 #

  • New Year's Eve fireworks display over Sydney Harbour as Australia ushers in 2021 - Heck of a year, the australians have made it to the other side
  • How we built the GitHub globe - I hadn’t seen the new homepage, it looks pretty cool!
  • Software Engineering Podcast - Cloud-Native Applications with Cornelia Davis (Repeat) - Looks at applications architected and built to run exclusively in cloud environments, covers event driven architectures, functional programming, infrastructure as code, Kubernetes, immutability and workloads, cloud failure domains, statelessness, microservices vs monoliths, and the new cloud abstractions such as Lambda and Big Query
  • 🚀 Housekeeping note: I have added a link right at the top of the blog to make it easier to discover the daily linkblog, there’s so much fun action there!
  • Big news in the podcast space - Amazon to acquire the Wondery Podcast Network, the deal is reported to be worth $300 million