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Utopia or Dystopia? 10 Ways Tech Will Destroy Us All! Or Will It?

Killer robots? Cyberwarfare? Mass surveillance? A fast spin through the major ethical issues facing the tech industry. Pros and potential cons...


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anne currie

Chief Strategist @containersoluti (Container Solutions)

Anne Currie has been in the tech industry for over 20 years working on everything from Microsoft Back Office Servers in the 90's to international online lingerie in the 00's to cutting edge devops and the impact of orchestrated containers in the 10's. Anne has co-founded tech startups...

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Connecting the Dots: Considerations in Modern Software Development

Wednesday Nov 18 / 11:30AM PST

At QCon, we get the opportunity to hear about new and interesting ways to tackle the technical challenges we face. We leave energized and eager to apply some of the solutions and alternatives that we’ve learned with our own teams. However, it can be difficult to connect the dots between the...

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