Europe’s leading developers congress, WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018, got off to a flying start today. The Woz’s fireside chat was everything we hoped it would be, and Joseph Sirosh’s keynote address offered an inspiring look into the future of AI and ML. Michael Fausten gave us a fascinating insight into the technologies behind automated driving, and Srushtika Neelakantam showed us how to build multiplayer VR web apps in just a matter of minutes. Also, the lively IoT Revolution panel discussion proved why you should definitely check out the Executive Track.
Tomorrow’s forecast is calling for nothing less than pure excitement. Computer entrepreneur Hermann Hauser will speak about “Intelligent Machines – Are Machines Better than Humans?” and Mate Rimac, founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili, will talk about the “Role of Developers in the Making of an Electric Hypercar.” John Romero will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the development of DOOM, and Brenda Romero of Romero Games will speak about how to strive and thrive as a game developer.
Don’t miss out on: Jennifer Wadella, founder and president of Kansas City Women in Technology, on the Jewelbots project and new ideas for getting girls involved in coding; Tracy Lee, co-founder of ThisDot Labs, on the potential of reactive programming; Roman Kuba’s expert session on adding Vue to an existing app and scaling it; Ada Rose Edwards of Samsung on new ways to think about front-end development and website architecture; Nick Shadrin of NGINX on building a dynamic multilingual application server; Una Kravets of the podcast Toolsday on the past, present and future of CSS; Katerina Skroumpelo of Upstream on how to develop a simple application using Websockets; and Katy Anton of CA Technologies/Veracode Unit on how to reduce the attack surface when using third-party libraries.
The Executive Track will tackle the Potentials and Pitfalls of AI & Machine Learning with Charlotte Han of NVIDIA and Empowering Developer-Driven Entrepreneurship with Nadine Damblon, co-founder and CEO of HydroMiner.
The after-party is an unofficial synonym for meeting new clients, partners and friends, so make sure to head to Praterstern right after the last talk on Thursday! We’re sure you’ll be up for something stronger than coffee after a long day of riveting talks and spirited discussions.