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Get out of the rain, and come to the next DevTank! Big thanks to Forward (http://forwardtechnology.co.uk/) and Wahanda (http://www.wahanda.com/) for sponsoring the beers and pizza.
Here's what we have lined up for you...
Hercules Fisherman - "Confessions of an accidental geek" A journey from art to tech and beyond
In this talk I am going to cover some of my experiences as a Serial entrepreneur and dealing with art, tech and business on my own terms.
Hercules is an award winning Artist and technical guru, Serial entrepreneur, Investor, mentor and Startup evangelist. Experienced adviser, board member and a regular geek.
He is involved in a number of startup companies at different stages as cofounder, investor or advisor.
Artist in residence at Paradise wildlife park with a string of exhibitions planned for this year.
His linked in profile is http://uk.linkedin.com/in/hfisherman
Phil Trelford - Imperative vs Functional. Fight
Imperative functions have a tendency towards verbosity and may respond differently to the same arguments.
Functional programs tend to be terse and opinionated.
Is one better than the other, or can they co-exist?
Phil Trelford is a Software Architect at an ISV supplying real-time electronic trading software. His career so far spans over 20 years, with experience in video games, leisure, retail and financial sectors.