Jeremy Pollack of Ancestry.com on Test-driven Development and More
Feb 15, 2014
Hadoop, the distributive file system and MapReduce are just a few of the topics covered in this interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013. Industry-standard Agile implementation and a lot of testing, assures the development team at Ancestry.com that they have an app that can handle the large traffic demands of the popular genealogy site.
Getting Our Brains to Sing Together
Feb 22, 2014
Dario Nardi shares key insights on how the brain works and suggestions on tapping the power of individuals’ talents in order to be put together at work.
Data Science for Hire Ed
Jan 16, 2014
Gloria Lau describes some of the products built for the higher education sector, the data standardization process, determining school similarity and identifying notable alumni.
Angelina Fabbro, Bill Mills
Nov 21, 2013
Keynote: Real Software Engineering
Dec 13, 2012
Glenn Vanderburg sustains the need for redefining software engineering as the science and art of designing and making systems that can readily adapt to the situations to which they may be subjected.
Keynote: Cognitive Edge
Nov 23, 2012
Dave Snowden attempts to build a theory for the Agile movement based on statistical research, weak signal detection methodology, complexity theory and co-evolution theory.
Engineering(,) A Path to Science: "I don't want to die in a language I can't understand"
Richard P. Gabriel
Sep 14, 2012
Richard P. Gabriel expands upon “Mixin-based Inheritance” by G. Bracha and W. Cook, observing that software engineering precedes science and incommensurability can be used to detect paradigm shifts.