Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Focusing on What Matters

Tim Kadlec (Snyk)
2:00pm–2:15pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Average rating: ****.
(4.35, 20 ratings)

We work and live in a bubble. Our limited perspective of what it means to use technology influences the way we build, the tools we use, and the tasks we prioritize. In the process, we risk losing the most powerful thing about the internet: its ubiquity. Tim discusses the importance of broadening our perspective and makes the case for not losing sight of the fundamentals that make or break the web for people around the globe, and down the street.

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Tim Kadlec


Tim Kadlec is the head of developer relations at Snyk, a company focused on making open source code more secure. He is the author of Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web (New Riders) and was a contributing author for High Performance Images (O’Reilly), Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design, and Web Performance Daybook Volume 2 (O’Reilly). He writes sporadically at

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07/10/2017 5:19am PDT

Are you able to post the slides from this presentation Tim? I’d love to share the information back with my team.