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Principles of Microservices

Posted by Sam Newman  on  Jul 01, 2015 1

Sam Newman talks about the history of where microservices came from, what they are, the benefits and downsides, and the core principles to stick to do to them well.


Real-world Docker: Past, Present, and Future

Posted by Jeff Lindsay  on  Mar 01, 2015

Jeff Lindsay talks about the history and future of Docker, and shares some of his cutting-edge tooling for deploying systems with Docker.


Following Google: Don’t Follow the Followers, Follow the Leaders

Posted by Mark Madsen  on  Feb 21, 2015

Mark Madsen explains the history of databases and data processing over the past decades and looks where the industry will go.


The Quest for the One True Parser

Posted by Terence Parr  on  Feb 15, 2015 1

Terence Parr shows the key practical advances in parsing from the last 25 years, provides algorithm comparisons, and separates the promises from reality.


High Performance Computing Contributions to the World of Big Data

Posted by Sharan Kalwani  on  Jan 11, 2015

Sharan Kalwani presents the history of HPC and the technologies and trends which have contributed to creating the world of big data, covering applications of HPC resulting in big data technologies.


Java Past, Present, and Future

Posted by Brian Goetz  on  Dec 20, 2014 1

Brian Goetz keynotes on Java’s history, evolution and its future, how it is going to meet the needs of today’s programming.


TDD: Why We Don't Party Like It's 1999

Posted by Jason Felice  on  Sep 19, 2014 1

Jason Felice introduces TDD, how it came about, the two schools of TDD thought, the differences and contradictions between them.


The History of Women in Technology

Posted by Sarah Dutkiewicz  on  Apr 24, 2014

Sarah Dutkiewicz takes a trip through the history of computing and presents some of the women that have been instrumental in advancing the computing industry.


The Evolution of Windows: WinRT

Posted by Raymond Chen  on  Nov 01, 2013 1

Raymond Chen tells the story of Windows’ API evolution from the beginning up to its latest version, WinRT.


The Ubiquitous Digital Map (Abridged)

Posted by Gary Gale  on  May 10, 2013 1

Gary Gale revisits some of the important milestones in map development over time up to the digital maps of the present time, noting some of the current developments.


Joy of Coding 2013 Keynote: Michael Feathers

Posted by Michael Feathers  on  Apr 24, 2013 2

Michael Feathers keynotes on the history of programming, what brings joy to this activity and why developers like it.

Computer Architecture of the 1960’s

Posted by Carlton Mills  on  Dec 14, 2012

Carlton Mills reviews Algol 60, PL/360, BLISS, Algol W, PL/1, C and C++, considering that rediscovering Algol could solve many of today’s Internet virus attacks and common programming errors.

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