Brown Bag Video
Articles featuring our weekly brown bag presentations about various topics on technology and anything else we find interesting.
How smart contracts work in the blockchain - Video Presentation by Tom Morris Paid Members Public
It seems like cryptocurrency and blockchain are words thrown around all over the place these days, but what exactly are they?
Product Discovery: Why Is It Important and How to Do It - Video Presentation by Jan Mikula Paid Members Public
In this video, Jan Mikula shares what exactly the discovery phase of a product is, and why it is critical to a successful launch.
Things I Learned Managing a 250GB PostgreSQL Database - Video Presentation by Adam Petrovic Paid Members Public
After working on a project for a year and a half and watching the database balloon to a few hundred GBs, issues such as slow queries and timed out requests started to add up. On top of that, the hardware price and performance wasn't what it should have been. So, what to do?
10 Terrible User Requirements and How to Deal with Them - Video Presentation by Mark Collis Paid Members Public
Software development does not exist in a vacuum. Every software solution exists to meet the needs of its users, whether they interact with it constantly as part of their job, or are a customer of an online shop that will use it only once but wants to enjoy the experience.
Utilitarianism & Philosophy - Video Presentation by Thomas Morris Paid Members Public
Alcohol and trolleys don’t mix. Unless you’re at a pub, blitzed, and ready to talk philosophy. Drinking isn’t required, but it does make discussing utilitarianism more entertaining.
Animations: Bring More (E)motion into Your Apps - Video Presentation by Robin Palicka Paid Members Public
Animations are a great way to liven up a website or application. There are numerous ways to accomplish this, depending on what you want and the skill set of your team. For example, designers prepare the animations, while the developers need to integrate them into the project as a following step.
Choosing Your (JAM)Stack with Sanity - Video Presentation by Jan Bartunek Paid Members Public
Jamstack has changed the way people think about building for the web by giving a simpler developer experience, better performance, lower cost and greater scalability.
In the Claws of Cognitive Biases - Video Presentation by Natalia Kostrzewa Paid Members Public
At some point you have probably been guilty of demonstrating a form of cognitive bias. Most people do it without knowing, which makes it difficult to recognize this behavior when it happens.