Thoughts on building software and startups.

A weekly podcast about cloud native development, AWS, and building distributed systems.


Chris Hickman

Chris Hickman

Entrepreneur, technologist and startup junkie. Founded two companies, one with $24M in VC, the other bootstrapped with SBA loan.

Introducing Mobycast

Over the past several months, I have been busy helping to create a new podcast, called Mobycast, with my colleagues, Jon Christensen and Rich Staats. This podcast is focused on topics related to modern distributed systems software development, with a focus on containerization, cloud and the CI/CD…

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Docker clock drift on MacBooks

Like many other developer teams, we have standardized on using MacBook Pros for doing our development work. And we use Docker to containerize our (micro)services, making it easy for any team member to run our services locally with the same setup as production. However, using Docker on MacBook Pros…

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