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Luposlipaphobia

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I went ahead and created a new blog last week called “Luposlipaphobia”. For those who are not aware, “Luposlipaphobia” is in reference to an old comic strip called “The Far Side” by Gary Larson.

Luposlipaphobia: The fear of being pursued by timber wolves around a kitchen table while wearing socks on a newly waxed floor.

Although I don’t actually have this fear, it’s rather entertaining to pretend that I do. On the other hand, how many of us don’t have Luposlipaphobia? Hmmm…

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.