Very happy I had the chance today to talk at re:publica on a topic I care about, how can software developers manage location-based services when dealing with disputed territories or partially recognized states: “the (accidental) developer in disputed territories“. Here are slides of my talk this afternoon, while still enjoying the party at STATION Berlin.
I am very excited to attend this year the DevOps Conference in Berlin and present the session “Do not press that button: operational challenges of relational databases on the cloud”. You can find the abstract here. Looking forward to DevOpsCon in May!
If I had to mention a single technical blog that I always find informative and I have followed for many years, I would say without doubts the Database Performance Blog from Percona. That is why I am so keen to attend this year the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference in Dublin and present a lighting talk “Do Not Press That Button” on September 26th. You can find more about my short session on RDS here. Looking forward to Dublin!
As the BBC recently reported, Matthew Nimetz has spent the last 23 years trying to find a name for the republic of Macedonia that can be accepted both in Skopje and Athens. But a solution for the Macedonia naming dispute has not been agreed yet.
What name should a developer use today when working on location-based services? The user friendly Macedonia or the formal but longer The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ? How can you make your users in Skopje and Athens both happy?
This is one of the examples I might use at the next Codemotion in Berlin. I do not expect to discuss in half an hour all the geopolitical challenges targeting an international audience and their workarounds, but I am very excited to present the talk “The (accidental) political developer” .
See you on October 12 & 13 at Kulturbrauerei!