David works at Heroku, a cloud platform as a service headquartered in San Francisco. He was already building applications for the Web when the dot-com bubble burst, and went on to co-own a software consultancy before exploring the e-commerce and Berlin startup scene. Based in Munich, Germany, he is a regular speaker at technology conferences around the world and an avid fan of all things fast or exciting.
English session - Beginner
In his book describing the GTD time management system, David Allen promotes the "Art of Stress-Free Productivity". After too many New Year's Resolutions and too much procrastination, it's time for you to finally implement it. You'll discover that it's not just another collection of self-motivation techniques, but an actionable set of rules to re-gain control of your life and your to-do list again. This is an intro that's hoping to get you hooked!
English session - Intermediate
Apache Kafka is a message broker that offers not only massive scalability and fault tolerance, but also unique guarantees around message ordering and delivery. Relaying billing information, detecting security-related events, storing information at high-throughput - Kafka greatly simplifies it all and gives developers a chance to rethink the data flows between components, moving information interchange into the center of their architectures.