073: “My pants are full of brisket,” Apple updates, & Oracle storms the AWS castle

Apple has put out three new things – the phone, the watch, and the OS – which we discuss. And then Oracle announced it’s destroying Amazon, which is fun. We start it all off with a word-salad of the usual nonsense and deodorant talk.

Full show notes: http://cote.io/sdt073

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Show notes

WordPress Talk

macOS Sierra

Oracle is gonna cream AWS. Wait, wut?

BONUS LINKS! Not covered in show.

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