July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Garen Torikian

Garen Torikian
Platform Engineer, GitHub

Website | @gjtorikian

Garen Torikian wants to help make the world a better place for humans and other sentient beings on Earth. He’s been programming ever since he learned how to make GIFs for his GeoCities website in the late ’90s. Garen writes, writes documentation, and writes tooling to help people who write documentation. He was a reader of books long before he was a writer of code. You can find him almost anywhere on the Internet by the handle @gjtorikian.


11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Solve E147/148
Garen Torikian (GitHub)
The way math equations are written and represented have a long history that's woven into computer science. However, rendering math for the web has been a challenge. This talk explores the pursuit of rendering math beautifully for the web, culminating in the creation of a library that integrates with markup formats like Markdown and AsciiDoc. Read more.