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Season 2 Episode 9 - Becoming a full-time serverless content creator with Yan Cui

Episode Summary

Have you ever wished you could quit your job and go create content all day long while working for yourself? You can! In this episode, Yan Cui joins Allen Helton to talk about full-time content creation and consultancy within the serverless world. The two discuss Yan’s journey to greatness, weigh in on the use of generative AI in content creation, and cover tips and tricks to get better engagement.

About Yan

Yan is an AWS Serverless Hero offering training and consulting on AWS and serverless applications. With experience running production workloads at scale in AWS since 2010, Yan has a proven track record of leveraging technology to enhance business outcomes. He has served as an architect and principal engineer across various industries, including banking, e-commerce, social networks, live streaming, and mobile gaming.

Yan has worked on large-scale systems handling millions of concurrent users and processing billions of events daily. He runs the site “The Burning Monk”, where he shares serverless tips, insights, and best practices, and hosts the podcast Real World Serverless, featuring discussions with practitioners from around the globe.

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