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Use the AWS CLI tools to generate a list instances, then pipe them to JQ to show only their launch time and instance id. Finally use sort to bring them out in runtime order. Find all those instances you launched months ago and have forgotten about.
There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!
You can do the filtering natively in the aws cli, without using jq (although jq is awesome!)
If you can do better, submit your command here.
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