- Montréal 2017
Ever wonder why the 9th month is named SEPTember and the 10th is OCTober? Why do we have leap year? And what's up with Easter? Throughout history, cultures have had to fit messy natural cycles into easier-to-manage abstractions like dates and time - abstractions which never quite fit.
This talk will cover thousands of years of history to highlight problems very similar to what we face in software and technology every day, along with solutions.
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