slides with comments here: http://boringtechnology.club/
"If you’re giving individual teams (or gods help you, individuals) free reign to make local decisions about infrastructure, you’re hurting yourself globally."
"Technology has global effects on your company, it isn’t something that should be left to individual engineers. You have to figure out a way to make adding technology a conversation."
"You should have a process for adding technology to your stack that involves talking to other humans."
"Prefer technology that’s well understood, with failure modes that are known. Prefer things that let you focus your attention on what really matters."
"It’s important to master the tools that you do pick."