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Panel: How to Make the Future Become Your Present

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller    

Software development moves pretty fast. What's new and amazing one moment is old and boring the next. How do you keep up with all the changes, and figure out when is a good time to jump to using new tech?    

This panel will include experts who have spent their careers keeping up with the changes. Sometimes, adopting new tech took more nurturing than expected to ensure it was successful. Not every decision was the right one, but each presented new learning opportunities.


Speaker

Mark Rendle

Co-Author of gRPC for WCF Developers and Creator @VisualRecode

Mark has been developing software professionally for over 30 years, and has lived through many paradigm shifts in the way applications are designed, built and delivered. He now works as an independent consultant and teacher, helping people build cloud-native .NET applications and migrate their...

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Richard Li

Founder and CEO @datawireio

Richard Li is cofounder and CEO of Datawire. Datawire provides several popular open source tools to accelerate Kubernetes development, including Telepresence (local development) and the Ambassador API Gateway. Richard is a veteran of multiple technology startups including Duo Security, Rapid7,...

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Michelle Garrett

Software Engineer @Twitter

Michelle Garrett is a Software Engineer at Twitter, where she is part of the team building Twitter's large scale GraphQL API. Prior to Twitter, Michelle worked on a GraphQL implementation at Condé Nast, powering the international Vogue websites. Michelle is an organiser of Node Girls, which...

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