Monastic Strategy

True confession: I don’t really care about devops. I’m not in the tech industry and it doesn’t affect me directly on a day-to-day basis. So why did I fly 2500 miles to go to a…

The Art of Alliances

One of the main mistakes that new chess players make is to bring their queen out too early. The queen is the most powerful piece: she can move the farthest, in the most directions.