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Am I a Brilliant Jerk?
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| by Justin Becker Follow 0 Followers on Feb 28, 2018 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Justin Becker focuses on the jerk part of “brilliant jerk”. He talks about the Emotional Intelligence and why it matters in developing and operating software systems effectively. He provides opinions and perspective from his experience as an engineer and then manager at Netflix and answers the questions: “what is and why we can’t afford to have a brilliant jerk” and “Am I a brilliant jerk?”.


Justin Becker is an engineering manager for the Playback API team at Netflix. He has worked at Netflix for seven years, the first five years as an engineer. His focus is building scalable, high availability, services running in a cloud environment.

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