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Expert Talk: Scaling Down Complexity in Software • James Lewis & Kevlin Henney • GOTO 2022


This interview was recorded at GOTO Amsterdam 2022 for GOTO Unscripted. #GOTOcon #GOTOunscripted #GOTOams
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James Lewis - Principal Consultant & Technical Director at Thoughtworks Consultant, Programmer, Keynote Speaker, Technologist, Trainer & Writer @Kevlin Henney
DESCRIPTION Software shares multiple similarities with living creatures. Embark on a journey with Kevlin Henney, an independent consultant & speaker, and James Lewis, consultant at Thoughtworks, to undercover some of the aspects that make producing software so complex from trending frameworks, that help you understand the human component, to its disposable aspect and the way it influences companies and solves real-world problems.
TIMECODES 00:00 Intro 03:12 Team Topologies 08:11 Breaking the silos 22:33 Diagrams in software 28:12 The disposable aspect of software 35:55 The half-life of companies, code & devs 40:58 Software is fractal 49:51 Outro
RECOMMENDED BOOKS Kevlin Henney & Trisha Gee • 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know • Kevlin Henney • 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know • Henney & Monson-Haefel • 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know • Matthew Skelton & Manuel Pais • Team Topologies • Michael Jackson • Software Requirements and Specifications • Geoffrey West • Scale • Charles Stross • Singularity Sky • Charles Stross • Quantum of Nightmares • Charles Stross • The Atrocity Archives • Charles Stross • Accelerando • Ted Chiang • Stories of Your Life and Others • Ted Chiang • Exhalation: Stories • #Complexity #SoftwareEngineering #JamesLewis #KevlinHenney #Programming #ProgrammingAnarchy #Tech #SoftwareDevelopment #SoftwareTechnology #SoftwareCycles #ProgrammingCycles #DesignPatterns
#Microservices #Scale #Thoughtworks #ScaleDown
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