Speaker: Richard Wiseman

Author of the Luck Factor, previously Consultant for National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, History’s Your Bleeped Up Brain, & Discovery’s MythBusters.

Richard Wiseman is the only Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology in the United Kingdom. Scientific American described him as “… the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today.” He has written several best-selling books, and has given keynote addresses to The Royal Society, the Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon.

His YouTube channel has received more than 500 million views, and he has acted as a consultant for National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, History’s Your Bleeped Up Brain and Discovery’s MythBusters. The Independent on Sunday newspaper listed him as one of the top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live.Wiseman began his working life as a professional magician and is a member of the Inner Magic Circle. He completed his PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

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Tracks

Discover some of the topics you will see at QCon London.

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Hard-earned lessons from the names you know on scalability, reliability, security & performance.

Performance & Mechanical Sympathy

Wrangling computer architectures to achieve your performance goals.

Current Trends in Frontends

Emerging frameworks and tools for web & mobile frontends.

Developer Enablement - The Secret Weapon

How to supercharge developer productivity and happiness.

Innovations in ML Systems

Discover how to operationalize machine learning applications that are scalable, secure, interpretable.

Building and Evolving APIs

How would you design and implement your APIs if you were starting today?

Staff-Plus Engineer Path

What are the skills you need to develop if you want to stay on the technical track to technical lead, staff, or principal? What will it take to thrive in this type of role?

Debug, Analyze & Optimise... in Production!

Learn how to make the most out of your observability.

Resilient Architectures

Building systems that can handle failures.

Modern Java

New, shiny, and proven – making your Java life better.

Enterprise Blockchain

Using blockchain to deliver decentralized systems for the enterprise.

WebAssembly & Modern Systems Programming Languages

Writing efficient code with modern systems languages like Rust and WebAssembly

Next Generation Microservices: Building Distributed Systems the Right Way

Patterns for building, organizing, observing & operating microservices in the real world.

Modern Data Pipelines & DataMesh

Learn about emerging solutions for creating modern data pipelines for common data challenges.

Optimising for Speed & Flow

Discover processes, practices & organizational structures that can help us build & release faster.

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