Let Humans Human and Computers Computer - A Tale of Building Useful and Effective Automations
Boring, repetitive tasks are, if we like it or not, part of our daily routine as developers. We can try to automate them away as much as possible, but what exactly makes a good automation? By looking in detail at the grunt work of updating dependencies and how we’re automating it, we’ll see how we can make computers do what they do best and at the same time keep us humans in control.
(I gave this talk at rubyconference.by and rubyconf.lt last month.)