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Presentation: "Hard things made easy - Part 2"

Track: Hard things made easy / Time: Wednesday 11:30 - 12:20 / Location: Rytmisk Sal, Musikhuset

How to make your first (£€$) million

John T Davies

"Un-employable" John will cover some of the basics of being an entrepreneur in the IT world, creating a business from nothing and selling it for millions, do you have it in you?

From zero to a hello world app on the iPhone

John T Davies

RaspberryPi, Android, Mac, PC, you could probably write software for any of them but getting started on the iPhone has got to be one of the easiest and most rewarding. With several successful apps in the app store John is now trying to teach programming to his 3 young boys, if his 9 year old can do it so can you!

Mysteries of floating point computation

John Cook

Why do floating point calculations work just fine sometimes and mysteriously fail at other times? Can you predict how much error to expect in floating point?

This talk will review the anatomy of floating point numbers, explain common problems with floating point calculations, and explain how to avoid these problems.

How to design

Linda Rising

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John Cook, Research Statistician at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

John Cook

Biography: John Cook

John Cook works at the confluence of applied mathematics and software development. After receiving a Ph.D. in from the University of Texas, he taught mathematics at Vanderbilt University. He then left academia to work as a software developer and consultant. He currently works as a research statistician at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. His career has been a blend of research, software development,consulting, and management. His areas of application have ranged from the search for oil deposits to the search for a cure for cancer. He lives in Houston with his wife and four daughters.

Twitter: @JohnDCook


John Davies, CTO and Founder of Incept5

John Davies

Biography: John Davies

John Davies is co-founder and CTO of Incept5 and has been intimately involved in implementing Visa's new capabilities. He was previously chief architect at JP Morgan and BNP Paribas, co-founder of C24 (sold to Iona) and technical director at Progress Software. John has co-authored of several enterprise Java and architecture books and is a frequent speaker at banking and technology conferences

Linda Rising, Queen of patterns. Author of numerous books

Linda Rising

Biography: Linda Rising

Linda Rising has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics and a background that includes university teaching and industry work in telecommunications, avionics, and strategic weapons systems.

An internationally known presenter on topics related to patterns, retrospectives, agile development approaches, and the change process, Linda is the author of numerous articles and four books: Design Patterns in Communications Software (SIGS Reference Library), The Pattern Almanac 2000The Patterns Handbook: Techniques, Strategies, and Applications (SIGS Reference Library), and Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas

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