Building better software, one incident at a time.  Host Kevin Riggle talks with software engineers about that time they broke production.

Whether you're an industry professional, or just curious about what makes the modern Internet run and what happens when it breaks, we bring you stories you haven't heard elsewhere.

This is the audio version of the podcast.  Watch on YouTube.

Produced by Complex Systems Group LLC.  Part of Critical Point.

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