8 au 10 mars 2017
Montréal, Canada

Four Weird Things About Time

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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Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke is an independent software developer, speaker, trainer, digital artist, and occasional entrepreneur based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a quarter century of experience helping people and software get closer together.

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