Lights in London - O'Reilly Velocity Conference
Lights in London - O'Reilly Velocity Conference

People from across the distributed systems world came together in London for the O'Reilly Velocity Conference. Below you'll find links to highlights from the event.

Kubernetes: Good or evil? The ethics of data centers

Anne Currie says excessive and dirty energy use in data centers is one of the biggest ethical issues facing the tech industry.

Incognito mentorship

Katrina Owen says the valuable skills that experienced professionals lack are at the vital margins of their careers.

Deriving meaning in a time of chaos: The intersection between chaos engineering and observability

Crystal Hirschorn discusses how organizations can benefit from combining established tech practices with incident planning, post-mortem-driven development, chaos engineering, and observability.

A new vision for the global brain: Deep learning with people instead of machines

Omoju Miller outlines a vision where we harness human action for a better future.

Learning from the web of life

Claire Janisch looks at some of the best biomimicry opportunities inspired by nature’s software and wetware.

The misinformation age

Jane Adams examines the ways data-driven recruiting fails to achieve intended results and perpetuates discriminatory hiring practices.

The freedom of Kubernetes

Kris Nova looks at the new era of the cloud native space and the kernel that has made it all possible: Kubernetes.

What changes when we go offline first?

Martin Kleppmann shows how recent computer science research is helping develop the abstractions and APIs for the next generation of applications.

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