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Advanced Sensors in Mobile Devices

Posted by Adam Blum  on  Sep 14, 2013 Posted by Adam Blum Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 14, 2013

Adam Blum covers the latest smartphone capabilities, advising developers to stay ahead of the pack with examples of hardware and applications that are at the forefront of this ever-changing frontier.


Modern Legacy Systems

Posted by Robert Annett  on  Sep 14, 2013 Posted by Robert Annett Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 14, 2013

Robert Annett explores some of the issues of upgrading, maintaining or replacing legacy Java and .NET applications that haven't been touched in a decade, providing advice on solving common problems.


Painful Success - Lessons Learned while Scaling Up

Posted by Jesper Richter-Reichhelm  on  Sep 14, 2013 Posted by Jesper Richter-Reichhelm Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 14, 2013

Jesper Richter-Reichhelm shares lessons learned from failures while scaling Wooga games to millions of daily users.


User Generated Art: the Artist as Manipulator

Posted by Remko van Dokkum  on  Sep 07, 2013 Posted by Remko van Dokkum Follow 0 Followers , Ruud Lanfermeijer Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 07, 2013

The authors explore engaging audiences through play, and how open source software, interactive video, and 3D projection mapping invites a dialogue with the participants in a multi-media environment.


3 SHORT TALKS: What Do Techies Know about Recruitment?

Posted by Paul Shannon  on  Aug 30, 2013 Posted by Paul Shannon Follow 0 Followers , Stefan Tilkov Follow 5 Followers , Israel Boza Rodriguez Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 30, 2013

The speakers tell stories on recruiting technical people: what they do, what drives their decisions, and why they feel it's important to leave recruitment completely in the hands of the HR department.


NoHR Hiring

Posted by Zoe Slattery  on  Aug 28, 2013 Posted by Zoe Slattery Follow 0 Followers , Martijn Verburg Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 28, 2013

Martijn Verburg and Zoe Slattery explain how to make the best use of community resources to find the ideal employee as well as sharing some horror stories.


Hire Education - Making Interviews Rock

Posted by Trisha Gee  on  Aug 28, 2013 Posted by Trisha Gee Follow 10 Followers , Dan North Follow 3 Followers  on  Aug 28, 2013

Trisha Gee and Dan North explain how to effectively assess job candidates, treating them fairly and evenhandedly, gathering evidence to support a hiring, or passing, decision.


Physical Pi

Posted by Romilly Cocking  on  Aug 24, 2013 Posted by Romilly Cocking Follow 0 Followers , Steve Freeman Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 24, 2013

Romilly Cocking explains how to make Pi interact with the outside world, from flashing LEDs to autonomous robots, with examples of how to connect to lights, motors, and sensors.


Here Comes Wearable Technology!

Posted by Rain Ashford  on  Aug 22, 2013 Posted by Rain Ashford Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 22, 2013

Rain Ashford discusses how wearable technology has emerged from its early roots in cybernetics and sci-fi and how projects are developing outside the current bubble of media hyperbole.


Approximate Methods for Scalable Data Mining

Posted by Andrew Clegg  on  Aug 21, 2013 Posted by Andrew Clegg Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 21, 2013

Andrew Clegg overviews methods and provides use cases for performing data sets operations like membership testing, distinct counts, and nearest-neighbour finding more efficiently.


The Technology behind an Equity Trade

Posted by John O'Hara  on  Aug 14, 2013 3 Posted by John O'Hara Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 14, 2013 3

John O’Hara discusses banking business and technology integration, covering: low-latency, high-frequency trading, in-memory caches, multi-terabyte time-series databases, and contracts in NoSQL stores.


Consumerization - What Does It Mean to a Developer?

Posted by Chris Swan  on  Aug 14, 2013 Posted by Chris Swan Follow 635 Followers  on  Aug 14, 2013

Chris Swan discusses user experience for banking and financial mobile applications, architectures, and the frameworks and containers that ease the way to secure deployment into production.