- Montreal 2024
Did it seem like software platforms used to be better in the past? That's not just nostalgia, they *were* better. Platforms were more intuitive, better suited for user-needs, less invasive of privacy, and easier to use.
In this talk we'll examine (with examples) the process of 'enshittification', a term coined by Cory Doctorow for platform decay—where services become progressively worse to maximise profit—and how to avoid it happening to you.
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Perl Training Australia
Paul Fenwick is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, developer, and educator. Paul is well known for presenting on a diverse range of topics including privacy, neuroscience and neuroethics, Klingon programming, open source, depression and mental health, the Comprehensive Kerbal Archive Network, and minesweeper automation. His dynamic presentation style and quirky humour has delighted audiences worldwide.