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.
Katrina Owen says the valuable skills that experienced professionals lack are at the vital margins of their careers.
- Watch "Incognito mentorship."
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.
- Watch "Deriving meaning in a time of chaos: The intersection between 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.
- Watch "Learning from the web of life."
The misinformation age
Jane Adams examines the ways data-driven recruiting fails to achieve intended results and perpetuates discriminatory hiring practices.
- Watch "The misinformation age."
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.
- Watch "The freedom of 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.