New Tool: fswatch

At a certain point today I had the idea, "What if I could watch file mutations as data is fed into InfluxDB?" Some searching for command-line interfaces to `inotify` and I found `fswatch`.…

Why I Joined InfluxData

In my short career as a software engineer, I’ve worked for both BigCo and Startup, and learned volumes from each. My biggest lesson so far? I want to work with people who are (1) nice and (2) smart.…

Advice from Aziz

An episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee features Aziz Ansari. Aziz talks about the grind early in his career, when he was doing a comic strip. When I was pretty young, in that frustration of, "I need to be in a better place," I was doing a…