Speaker: Tomasz Nurkiewicz

Senior Software Engineer @Allegro

Tomasz Nurkiewicz is a senior software engineer at Allegro. Tomasz has spent half of his life programming (for the last decade professionally in Java land). He loves backend, tolerates JavaScript, is passionate about alternative JVM languages, is disappointed with the quality of software written these days (so often by himself!), and hates long methods and hidden side effects. Tomasz is interested in charting, data analysis and reporting and believes that computers were invented so that developers could automate boring and repetitive tasks. He is involved in open source and used to be very active on StackOverflow. Tomasz is an author, trainer, conference speaker, technical reviewer, and runner and has been recognized as DZone’s most valuable blogger. He claims that code not tested automatically is not a feature but just a rumor.

Tracks

  • Don't $%@! Up the Culture

    Culture is simply a shared way of doing something with passion. How do you maintain the culture as you scale?

  • DevOps / DevEx Practices

    Remove developer friction: CI/CD, fluent API, service meshes... anything that removes the friction in deploying & operating a system.

  • AI/Machine Learning without a PhD

    AI/ML is more approachable than ever. Discover how deep learning and ML is being used in practice. Topics include: TensorFlow, TPUs, Keras, PyTorch, & more. No PhD required.

  • Surviving Uncertainty: GDPR, Brexit, or Politics? Beyond DR

    With so much uncertainty, how do you bulkhead your organization and technology choices? Learn strategies for dealing with uncertainty today.

  • Career Hacking

    Strategies for advancing the skills that advance your career. Look for mentoring, speaking, empathy, and career paths.

  • Advances in FinTech

    Finance is king in London. What's happening and what should you be paying attention to with modern #FinTech