Speaking

You've found my collection of past and upcoming public speaking engagements. A good speaker always has their audience's best interest at heart. My goal is to educate, inspire, motivate and entertain. If you have an upcoming conference or meetup that you think I would be a good fit for, please contact me.

Rails Against the Machine

Southeast Ruby 2018 | Rubyconf Malaysia 2018 | Ruby on Ice

What should a development team do when a few bad users threaten their application? Online businesses are plagued with trolls and bots. Learn how your team can leverage features from RoR and AWS to monitor and (secretly) segment bad actors using automation and behavioral triggers.

Draw A Crowd

Isle of Ruby 2018 | Railsconf 2018

Contextual Camouflage is an open-source gallery art installation built in RoR that guides visitors to anonymously report mental health disorders that affect themselves or their relationships. After users submit a disorder, they have the option to include anecdotes and demographic data for intervention researchers. The data is molded into an interactive real-time display using ActionCable. Come see how code can double as art and an educational tool.

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