Charity Majors


Charity is the cofounder and CTO of, which brings modern observability tooling to engineers in the era of distributed systems. She is the co-author of Observability Engineering and Database Reliability Engineering from O'Reilly and is devoted to creating a world where every engineer is on call for their code and nobody thinks it sucks.

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Ritual brilliance

May 30, 2023

How a pair of Shrek ears shaped Linden Lab culture by making failure funny—and safe