I posted before about having fun with whiteboards at VMware PEX, and I posted the draft outline for the “Evolution of Virtualization” whiteboard I did with Gabriel Chapman (@Bacon_Is_King).
Today, Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) has posted the final version of the video we recorded. I have to say, the editing makes it look very professional.
For me, improving efficiency and gaining flexibility have always been the driving forces behind virtualization. Continue reading
I’ve already written about the Magic Balloon episode of Engineers Unplugged I recorded at VMware PEX, but that wasn’t the topic I was originally invited to record.
The topic I was originally asked to speak to was “The Evolution of Virtualization”. I was paired with Gabriel Chapman (@Bacon_Is_King), who I’d only known online up until that point. As I understand it, that episode will be published next week.
In the meantime, I thought I’d share our thought process — what went into preparation for the episode. Continue reading
Anybody who knows me knows how much I love whiteboards. When I run into a fellow whiteboard enthusiast, at some point I end up asking if they know Magic Balloon.
Magic Balloon is a brainstorming-style creativity exercise in the form of a game played on a whiteboard. I originally learned about Magic Balloon in college when my friend Nat taught it to me. It’s a fun game to play with your kids or with your crazy friends. It’s also a great exercise for helping folks who think they aren’t creative or who find themselves unsure what to do with the big empty space of a freshly-erased whiteboard. Continue reading