Edward Aslin
Content fit for the discerning technologist to thumb through while sitting upon the bog.

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Dec
06
Which tech stack should I use?

Which tech stack should I use?

Anyone can recommend an arbitrary tech stack. It’s easy, you just pluck random technologies you have heard of out
4 min read
Oct
09
The Problem With WordPress

The Problem With WordPress

Over the last 10 years, I have had, off and on, quite a lot of experience with the WordPress CMS.
3 min read
Oct
03
In defence of cloud computing (and its cost)

In defence of cloud computing (and its cost)

I remember a time before cloud computing. I remember having to manually spin up and configure servers, maintain and support
2 min read
Sep
19
The importance of a data first approach in software development & procurement

The importance of a data first approach in software development & procurement

Historically, in software development, it has been the case that you focus on your software first. The data that software
3 min read
Sep
07
Implementing cyber essentials plus in a tech team.

Implementing cyber essentials plus in a tech team.

Thinking about implementing CyberEssentials+ in your tech team? We run through our experience, and some of the lessons we learnt while implementing CyberEssentials+ in a team of programmers.
4 min read
Mar
24
Nobody Really Knows What They Are Doing

Nobody Really Knows What They Are Doing

In an uncertain and polarised world, some things are worth remembering.
1 min read
Mar
19
On the cost of cloud computing

On the cost of cloud computing

Humans possess a remarkable ability to nostalgically reminisce about dark times as if they were the best of times.
2 min read
Jan
18
Solving The Tech Staffing Crisis Through Diversity

Solving The Tech Staffing Crisis Through Diversity

Big tech and the prestige universities are not going to solve the tech staffing crisis for us. We must take responsibility at the grass roots and it can be achieved by improving diversity in tech.
6 min read
Jan
05
2023; A Statement Of Intent

2023; A Statement Of Intent

It’s not all about the money. One of the reasons I ceased working as a contractor and started Carnedd,
2 min read
Nov
01
Reducing Dependency On Recruiters In Tech

Reducing Dependency On Recruiters In Tech

Problems with your staffing? I feel bad for you son. I got 99 problems. But recruiters ain’t one.
6 min read