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Various Speakers


Various Speakers is Giving the Following Talks
Unconference 2012

9:15 - 10:00 How I became a TenXer - Jeff Ma

There's a belief in the valley that your top employees, specifically software engineers are ten times more productive than your average employees. The notion transfers to almost any profession - even card counters. In this talk, I will discuss the tools that helped make me a tenXer at the blackjack table and will explain how those same tools and systems can help make anyone a tenXer in their profession.

10:00 - 10:45 Tackling and Taming Big Distributed Data - Adam Kocoloski

In this talk, Adam will be doing an overview of BigCouch and how it turns distributed data into clustered, fault-tolerant and highly available resources. In the presentation he will take you under the hood of their distributed database and demonstrate how big distributed data is made manageable again.

10:45 - 11:30 Under the Hood with Podio – Kasper Hulthin

Who are the right people to build the right tool for the right job? The people who are actually doing the job! Companies like Twitter and Conde Nast have already created customized applications on Podio to improve their workflow and collaboration. Kasper will tell the story behind the making of Podio and their vision to change how we all work by empowering everyone to build their own work tool, one app at a time.  Join the talk and learn how this relates to transparency, mobility, the spreadsheet, a swimming pool company in Kuwait and the music industry.

11:30 - 12:00 - Discussion Groups

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch

13:00 - 13:45 Publishing and Consuming APIs with Mashape – Tristan Sloughter

Mashape provides a world-class marketplace to manage, distribute and consume any kind of API in the world, both cloud and internal, both existing or just born, targeting every developer, company or organization committed into the Internet. In this talk Mashape developer Tristan Sloughter will discuss their system for publishing APIs, generating native clients and consuming these APIs through Mashape.

13:45 - 14:30 Rewriting the way communication happens, the tools that made it possible - Darren Schreiber

Telecom and VoIP have been long overlooked for decades due to its unreliability. But by using the newest emerging technologies that have surfaced within the last couple years, 2600hz has rewritten the telephony stack from the ground up to create a platform that is changing the way we communicate. In this talk, Darren will go in-depth in the 2600hz architecture that translates beyond telecom to anything massively scalable and highly distributed.

14:30 - 15:00 Discussion Groups