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Jun
23
GopherCal: Experiments with eInk

GopherCal: Experiments with eInk

I have to admit, last year, I got fascinated by eink. It's through a few hackernews posts and
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May
01
Tips for getting started with OpenSource

Tips for getting started with OpenSource

I recently read this interesting article What contributing to Open-source is, and what it isn't. They made some
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Apr
27
My journey before Grafana Labs

My journey before Grafana Labs

I recently had a career conversation with my manager where we discussed my journey and he asked me "Who
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Apr
04
Why I walk when I need to think

Why I walk when I need to think

In school, a long time ago, daydreaming came naturally. Whiling away time felt like something I was born to do.
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Mar
11
OpenSource Air Quality Monitoring with Prometheus and Airgradient

OpenSource Air Quality Monitoring with Prometheus and Airgradient

So, a while back I was looking for an air quality (AQ) monitor with an API so I can monitor
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Jul
28
Sampling at scale with OpenTelemetry

Sampling at scale with OpenTelemetry

Thoughts on different sampling strategies at scale when using OpenTelemetry. With experience running tracing at scale at Grafana Labs.
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Feb
27
It's time to kill time again

It's time to kill time again

So I am writing from my vacation in Mauritius. Two of my closest friends in Berlin are sisters from Mauritius
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Feb
24
Time: a difficult superpower

Time: a difficult superpower

I would say one of the most important things I learnt at Grafana Labs is how important time is and
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Feb
22
5 years @ Grafana Labs

5 years @ Grafana Labs

I've joined Grafana Labs as a Software Engineer on March 21, 2018, with one goal: "Learn how
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Jan
17
Is AWS the meteor that kills OSS companies?

Is AWS the meteor that kills OSS companies?

Elastic changed the license for Elasticsearch from Apache 2.0 to SSPL. They are following the lead from other similar
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