L to R: O'Reilly Fluent Conference chairs Ally MacDonald, Kyle Simpson, and Tammy Everts.
L to R: O'Reilly Fluent Conference chairs Ally MacDonald, Kyle Simpson, and Tammy Everts. (source: O'Reilly Conferences via Flickr)

Experts from across the web world came together in San Jose, Calif. for the O'Reilly Fluent Conference. Below you'll find links to highlights from the event.

The end of "personal" computing (and the beginning of personal computing)

John Allsopp looks toward the next age of personal computing—one where humans will interact with machines in more seamless and futuristic ways.

Building the culture and collaboration layer for DevOps

Sean Regan says DevOps requires more than tools. It also needs high-performing people and teams.

Letting everyone build a better web with Glitch

Jenn Schiffer looks at Glitch, a creative community that lets coders collaborate in ways that past generations of programmers could only dream of.

Data’s journey to predictive analytics

Leo Vasiliou walks through the evolution of analytics and how analytics relates to a larger monitoring strategy.

Focusing on what matters

Tim Kadlec says we must focus on the fundamentals that make or break the web for people around the globe, and down the street.

The global stack

Kelsey Hightower introduces the global stack and outlines the challenges full-stack developers now face.

Innovating with accessibility in mind

Marcy Sutton explores how the work we do with technology can have a monumental impact on the lives of people with disabilities.

Tech diversity and inclusion postmortem

Diversity and inclusion in the tech industry has experienced a severe failure. Erica Baker approaches the topic like we would for any other service failure: with a postmortem.

You can't get comfortable on the web

As the web and tools evolve to meet the needs of modern applications, Rey Bango explains why now is the time to embrace being uncomfortable.

Community and development

Aria Stewart discusses the role community plays in the web world and how we can take care of what we’ve built.

Reflecting on 20 years on the web

Maximiliano Firtman explains why, after years of adding layers of complexity to the frontend, it makes sense to go back to the roots of the web.

Progressive web apps: The new normal

Addy Osmani explains why progressive web apps (PWAs) are becoming the new normal for fast and engaging mobile web experiences.

Article image: L to R: O'Reilly Fluent Conference chairs Ally MacDonald, Kyle Simpson, and Tammy Everts. (source: O'Reilly Conferences via Flickr).