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PlanetScale CEO on Cloud-Prem and Climbing the Engineering Ladder

Sam Lambert and Derrick Harris

Sam Lambert is CEO of PlanetScale, a MySQL-compatiable serverless database provider. Prior to joining PlanetScale (then as chief product officer), he was VP of engineering at GitHub.

Cilium, Service Meshes, and the Future of Enterprise Networking

Thomas Graf and Derrick Harris

Isovalent co-founder and Cilium creator Thomas Graf discusses the state of cloud native networking and where the future of enterprise Kubernetes lies.

The Rise of Domain Experts in Deep Learning

Jeremy Howard and Derrick Harris

Jeremy Howard of fast.ai discusses the impacts of deep learning and AI now being accessible to people without PhDs in those spaces.

Ransomware, Cyber-Savviness, and the Public-Private Security Connection

Nitin Natarajan and Joel de la Garza

CISA deputy director Nitin Natarajan and a16z general partner Joel de la Garza discuss ransomware, cyber-savviness, and industry-government partnerships.

Why the Software Supply Chain Needs More Security

Kim Lewandowski and Derrick Harris

Chainguard's Kim Lewandowski explains why secure software supply chains are all the rage right now, and why open source is a double-edged security sword.

What Is Negative Engineering?

Jeremiah Lowin

Negative engineering is the time-consuming and sometimes frustrating work that engineers undertake to ensure the success of their primary objectives.

MongoDB CTO: Why On-Prem Software Is Still Big Business

Mark Porter and Derrick Harris

MongoDB CTO Mark Porter discusses working with cloud providers as frenemies, and building consumer services for Southeast Asia at Grab.

Rockets, Jets, and Chips: How to Modernize U.S. Manufacturing

Chris Power, Katherine Boyle, Marc Andreessen, and Packy McCormick

Hadrian CEO Chris Power, Marc Andreessen, and others discuss the state of aerospace and defense manufacturing, and the opportunities that lie in modernizing it.

Decentralization for Web3 Builders: Principles, Models, How

Miles Jennings

Practical models for builders on how to decentralize web3, from 'full' to 'open' decentralization (including IP), as well as NFTs and tokenization protocols

How Data Rights Stifle Innovation in the DoD (and How to Fix Them)

Babak Siavoshy

The Defense Department would benefit from a new category of data rights for software. The current approach is incompatible with modern software practices.