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Thursday, October 19 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Microservices, The Future of Society, and all that ... (or modularity for extroverts and introverts)

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In IT, we love to praise the latest, but is it always the greatest? How can we tell? The speaker is a physicist, Professor of Computer Science, author and founder of CFEngine, and has spent 20 years understanding how systems can be described and managed. Promise theory offers a simple impartial perspective by which to discuss human-computer systems. In this talk, he will give a lightening tour of how to understand systems from micro, and mezo, to macro scales -- and what this has to say about the latest wave of interest in microservices.

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Mark Burgess

Technologist, Researcher, and Advisor
Mark Burgess is a theoretician and practitioner in the area of information systems, whose work has focused largely on distributed information infrastructure. He is known particularly for his work on Configuration Management and Promise Theory. He was the principal Founder of CFEngine... Read More →

Thursday October 19, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
Salon F/G