Bodil Stokke attempts to answer why some meritorious technologies fade away while others end up dominating the software landscape, and suggests what can be done to fix that.
Jim McCarthy keynotes on the importance of a proper agile culture within organizations, providing examples from his own experience.
Douglas Hofstadter attempts to get across the crux of these intuitions about the mysterious concept of "I".
Mark Graban overviews the Lean methodology applied in healthcare using examples and lessons learned from leading hospitals around the world.
Brendan Eich surveys interesting developments in the Web platform, analysing emergent trends, and making some predictions.
Chad Fowler keynotes on practicing joy as a software developer, starting from his life experiences and concluding that joy is intrinsic while happiness requires discipline.
David Nolen keynotes on how developers learn as seen in a number of diverse examples drawn from objected oriented user interface programming to constraint logic programming.
Francine Bennett keynotes on using big data in the cloud.
Sven Efftinge keynotes on the history, the current status and the future of code generation tools and techniques.
Ward Cunningham keynotes on how Events, Sockets, CORS, Closures, SVG, DSLs, Canvas, EC2 and Raspberry Pi contribute to a new type of wiki, a federated one.
Greg Young discusses eight lines of very common code finding in them massive numbers of dependencies and difficulties, looking for ways to get rid of them.
Ben Evans explores the idea that many of the characteristics of Feynman’s approach to physics are applicable to programmers, fueling the dream of a world where developers are free to be themselves.