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Day 10: The Stars Align - Advent of Code 2018

Simon Escobar Benitez

I did the Advent of Code 2018 day 10 challenge in Elixir! Parts one and two are as follows:

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Day 5: Alchemical Reduction - Advent of Code 201

Simon Escobar Benitez

I did the Advent of Code 2018 day 5 challenge in Elixir! Parts one and two are as follows:

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Day 4: Repose Record - Advent of Code 2018

Simon Escobar Benitez

I did the Advent of Code 2018 day 4 challenge in Elixir! Parts one and two are as follows:

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Day 3: No matter how you slice it - Advent of Code 2018

Simon Escobar Benitez

I did the Advent of Code 2018 day 3 challenge in Elixir! Parts one and two are as follows:

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Day 2: Inventory Management System - Advent of Code 2018

Simon Escobar Benitez

I did the Advent of Code 2018 day 2 challenge in Elixir! Parts one and two are as follows:

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Day 1: Chronal Calibration - Advent of Code 2018

Simon Escobar Benitez

Advent of Code 2018 - Day 1 solution in Elixir! #AdventOfBEAM

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Moving from Ruby/Rails to Elixir? Convince your boss to send you to Code BEAM Lite Munich!

Starting a project in Elixir/Phoenix is not the huge risk that some developers believe it to be. Risks can be kept to a minimum and maintained within acceptable parameters.

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Do calculating machines like drawing? And if so, why? Considerations from media archaeology

Frieder Nake

Frieder Nake is one of the originators of ‘computer art’ and has some of his artworks in the Tate collection. In his talk, he will explain why the above title ‘do calculating machines like drawing, and if so, why?’ - is nonsensical. Artificial intelligence can only be a simulacrum of human intelligence, a reduced and computable copy, and nothing more.

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Why is ethics in tech now more important than ever?

The consideration of ethics within tech has grown in importance over the last few years and how these are resolved will have real and direct consequences on real people’s lives, not just in the immediate future but for a long time to come.

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How to serve 1.5 billion active users at the same time - scaling Erlang cluster to 10,000 nodes

Maxim Fedorov

A growing user population beyond 1.7B, whilst simultaneously adding new capabilities, does not leave much chance to keep the server footprint as small as it used to be. When ten servers became too small, WhatsApp scaled their cluster to a hundred. When a hundred got too tight, they expanded it to 1,000. What’s next? 10,000? How is it possible, considering current scalability limits of a single Erlang cluster?

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A brief overview of the aeternity Blockchain - Ulf Wiger Code Mesh LDN 2018

Ulf Wiger

Aeternity blockchain set out to design an open source blockchain system integrating the best innovations in the field. It chose Erlang as the primary implementation language.

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What can you expect from Code Mesh LDN 2018?

Organisations are transforming how they do business. Successfully preparing, nurturing and institutionalising technological innovations into business processes today, will define the successful IT leaders of tomorrow. How do businesses, IT leaders and aspirational developers go about doing this? How do they future proof their business processes, stay competitive and thrive in the future?

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