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Crushing Tech Debt through Automation at Coinbase

Posted by Rob Witoff  on  Nov 28, 2017 Posted by Rob Witoff Follow 1 Followers  on  Nov 28, 2017

Rob Witoff presents how Coinbase attacks tech debt, including deployments, testing, immutable + codified infrastructure, sharing his experience in rebuilding infrastructure from scratch in 24h.

Architecture & Design Follow 2425 Followers

The Distributed Pit of Success @Deliveroo

Posted by Greg Beech  on  Nov 21, 2017 Posted by Greg Beech Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 21, 2017

Greg Beech discusses how Deliveroo is using DDD principles and powerful building blocks to allow engineers of any level to quickly and successfully deploy new systems into production.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 1004 Followers

Julia: A Modern Language for Modern ML

Posted by Simon Byrne  on  Nov 08, 2017 Posted by Simon Byrne Follow 0 Followers , Viral Shah Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 08, 2017

Simon Byrne and Viral Shah talk about Julia, a modern high-performance, dynamic language for technical computing, with many features which make it ideal for machine learning.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 1004 Followers

Deep Learning @Google Scale: Smart Reply in Inbox

Posted by Anjuli Kannan  on  Oct 03, 2017 3 Posted by Anjuli Kannan Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 03, 2017 3

Anjuli Kannan describes the algorithmic, scaling, deployment considerations involved in a an application of cutting-edge deep learning in a user-facing product: the Smart Reply feature of Google Inbox

Development Follow 688 Followers

This Will Cut You: Go's Sharper Edges

Posted by Thomas Shadwell  on  Jul 04, 2017 Posted by Thomas Shadwell Follow 1 Followers  on  Jul 04, 2017

Thomas Shadwell talks about how distinct, exploitable misuse patterns arise in software languages, and through examples in Go hopes to show the language's distinct security characteristics.

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Making the Most out of a Bad Day as a Developer

Posted by Wim Remes  on  Jul 04, 2017 Posted by Wim Remes Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 04, 2017

Wim Remes talks about the war stories from his experience as a penetration tester and the numerous years of work with development teams building secure development practices.

Architecture & Design Follow 2425 Followers

Building Secure Player Experiences at Riot Games

Posted by David Rook  on  Jun 29, 2017 Posted by David Rook Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 29, 2017

David Rook talks about the Riot Games Application Security program. He focusses on the tech and social aspects of the program and why he feels both are important when it comes to writing secure code.

Development Follow 688 Followers

How to Backdoor Invulnerable Code

Posted by Josh Schwartz  on  Jun 29, 2017 Posted by Josh Schwartz Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 29, 2017

Josh Schwartz takes a look at the real tactics, with examples, used to compromise and backdoor seemingly secure products by exploiting the humans and systems that create them.

Architecture & Design Follow 2425 Followers

Blockchain: The Oracle Problems

Posted by Paul Sztorc  on  Jun 29, 2017 Posted by Paul Sztorc Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 29, 2017

Paul Sztorc talks about why the oracle problem is so hard (the historical evolution of failures, why they fail), and the basics of blockchain ("blockchain as immortal software", ledger "rents").

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Big Ideas: Decentralized Storage

Posted by David Vorick  on  Jun 27, 2017 Posted by David Vorick Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 27, 2017

David Vorick talks about the need for distributed/decentralized storage, real life use cases for distributed storage systems, dealing with data loss in a distributed system, overviewing IPFS and Sia.

Architecture & Design Follow 2425 Followers

Case Study: Alternate Blockchains

Posted by Jeremy Rand  on  Jun 27, 2017 Posted by Jeremy Rand Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 27, 2017

Jeremy Rand talks about Namecoin and Monero, the advantages to alternate blockchains, and risks of using chains that are not as secured or are merge mined.

Architecture & Design Follow 2425 Followers

Practical Blockchains: Building on Bitcoin

Posted by Peter Todd  on  Jun 27, 2017 Posted by Peter Todd Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 27, 2017

Peter Todd answers the questions: why use Bitcoin over other blockchains, what is safe, future proof ways to peg data to Bitcoin's blockchain and what is Bitcoin script, and how it can be used.

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