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Presentation: "War Stories, Part 1"

Track: War Stories / Time: Monday 10:35 - 11:35 / Location: Room 102 / 103

It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.

Have you ever had a bug nagging you for half a year? Have you ever been relieved after half a year of on and off debugging when you finally solved a bug? Did you ever reflect on why it took you so long to solve a bug?

In this presentation speakers will reveal how they solved their worst bug. You will experience old and new technical details that you've never heard about. You will get inspired to learn more.

10-15 min. enlightning talks 

War Story 1: Selenium race condition
Speaker: Yoav Abrahami

War Story 2: Cache miss
Speaker: Itai Hochman

War Story 3: Localisation: "Epic Fejl"
Speaker: Graham Lee   

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Graham Lee, Security consultant and author of ”Professional Cocoa Application Security”

Graham Lee

Biography: Graham Lee

Graham Lee is a security consultant and contract developer, specialising in iOS and Mac OS X application development. He is the author of "Professional Cocoa Application Security", published by Wiley in 2010 and described as a "must read" by someone who isn't even related to him. Graham lives and works in Oxford, UK.

Itai Hochman, VP Engineering at Outbrain

Itai Hochman

Biography: Itai Hochman

Itai Hochman is the VP of engineering of Outbrain since Feb 2008. Prior to Joining Outbrain, Itai was Director of R&D at Schema Ltd a leading provider of multi-vendor RAN optimization & analysis solutions, and premium services for wireless operators. Prior joining Schema in 2003, Itai held various management roles at Bandwiz and VSoft. Itai holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA degree both from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He resides in Israel with his wife Ruthi and four kids.

Yoav Abrahami, Chief Architect at Wix

Yoav Abrahami

Biography: Yoav Abrahami

Yoav Abrahami is the Chief Architect at, working with developers and operations on building wix future products as well as accelerating and improving development processes. Prior to joining, Yoav was an Architect at Amdocs Cramer OSS division. Yoav has a MS in Physics and BS in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.