Jamie Dobson

    Jamie Dobson
    Jamie Dobson is co-founder and chief executive officer at Container Solutions.
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    Accountability - Whatever

    It may seem like heresy to some, but at Container Solutions we are not that fond of accountability or transparency.

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    The Upside of Innovation is Serendipity

    I cannot for the life of me remember where I heard that ‘innovation is the cost of serendipity’. However, since I heard it, I cannot get it out of my head.

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    Process is an Emergent Property

    "every man lives only this present time, which is an indivisible point, and that all the rest of his life is either past or it is uncertain". - Marcus Aurelius

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    Joy

    When people ask me, ‘why Container Solutions?’, I always give the same one word answer: joy. When I was a kid I had a Commodore 64. It had a version of BASIC on it that I used to mess about with. I al...

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    A Prerequisite to a Culture of Experimentation

    There are at least two things that spring to mind when thinking about microservices or decomposition in general. The first is that large projects and code bases tend to be full of risks. The more code...

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    Silicon Canal

    Earlier in the week I tweeted a picture of my office and said something like, ‘the heart of Silicon Canal’. This was not a joke! If you head more or less due south from my place you’ll find Booking.Co...

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    Well, It Worked On My Machine Yesterday!

    Grace Hopper worked on the Mark I with Richard Bloch. He would take care of the machine and Hopper would program it. Late at night Bloch would tinker with the machine, which would cause problems for H...

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    Creativity and the Business

    I read something today, in the Huffington Post, that struck a chord with me.

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    Docker Events in January

    In January we have three events for all those who are interested in learning more about Docker. These events are for techies and decisions makers.