What We’re Talking About
How eCommerce and the Internet of Things might intersect… Sanjay from IBM will talk design thinking for good user experiences and outline the IBM/Samsung proof of concept that turns the Internet of Things into the Economy of Things. Telehash, bit torrent and the blockchain; objects linked with contracts and payments.
The open platform for developers and sys admins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. We show how to quickly assemble apps from components, ship faster and run the same app, unchanged, on laptops, data center VMs, and any cloud. It’s a ‘get your feet wet’ session, not designed for advanced users.
What is the blockchain and where is it headed? How can it be used for things other than the transference of value? You’ll get examples of how smart contracts and multisignature applications will change the face of business.
You’ve seen the Coles case in the news. What lies ahead in accessibility compliance? Vivienne will outline who is most at risk and what web developers can do to mitigate risks for clients and bake in accessibility preparedness.
Here’s where you learn to write a virus. Have you seen a virus in the wild? What was its function? How did it hide? This session will outline the principles of virus writing, including cryptography and virus-scanner circumvention. It includes a live demo of the creation of a new virus.
Designing & developing a new access to file-sharing… Moment in Time networking allows instant file-sharing and polling without downloads or pre-registration. It works on all devices. Luke Feldman talks about developing TouchPoint.
What’s changing for women in technology and what’s not? In this panel we’ll tell you how to make your events and teams inclusive and welcoming so that everyone reaps the benefits of having awesome ladies around!
Industry organisations and university students alike lament the lack of job readiness of graduates, and courses not being current with what is needed in industry. What are the issues surrounding this? How can the web industry have greater input? How can web-focused higher education courses stay ahead of the curve?
What different models exist for entrepreneurial side-projects at web development and design companies? Let’s share some different ways of generating entrepreneurial culture (rather than everyone keeping it all to themselves).
Thanks to the digital disruption, large corporates are re-thinking their ideas about innovation. Coke, Arup, HBF, RAC, BankWest and others are putting money into hackathons, looking for ideas and opening up their databases to developers.
You almost certainly register .au domain names for your clients. Would you like to be able to bulk transfer your domain names between registrars? Do you want improved management tools? Jo Lim from auDA will explain their new program for domain name resellers.
We’ve all had the experience of a client giving us a brief on a scribbled bit of paper, right? Bam Creative founder Miles Burke will share how both clients and industry can tackle bad briefs, and get back to creating awesome work with less head-scratching.