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Working Code Podcast – Episode 154: Premortems And Log Levels

Ben Nadel
Published: November 22, 2023

On today’s show, we continue reflecting on the 4-part series on “Failure” produced by the Freakanomics radio podcast. This time, we talk about Premortems; and, about how important it is for a company to create a safe space in which people can talk about failure and about the reasons failure might occur. We also dig into Logging strategies, structured logging, and role of different log levels. And, how we can best consume logs in a way that makes them valuable without being too noisy.

All that and more on this week’s show:

… featuring these beautiful, beautiful people:

With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

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