In this talk, we will examine a model of safety that borrows from Nassim Nicolas Taleb’s view of fragility, robustness, and antifragility and consider whether we can make safer systems with fragile parts.
Guest Speaker: Thought leader, agilist, and author of the seminal work Working Effectively With Legacy Code, Michael Feathers is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences. He is the Founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, a company specializing in software and organization design. Prior to forming R7K, Michael was the Chief Scientist of Obtiva and a consultant with Object Mentor International. Over the past 20 years he has consulted with hundreds of organizations, supporting them with general software design issues, process change and code revitalization.