Depression—Bugs In Your Brain

Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.71, 17 ratings)

Internationally acclaimed public speaker Paul Fenwick talks
about depression: What it is, why it sucks, and his own personal
experiences in battling it. Drawing from a diverse range of fields,
Paul provides insights into the bugs that may exist in your brain, and
how some aspects of digital society may even make them worse.

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Paul Fenwick

Perl Training Australia

Paul Fenwick is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, developer, and science educator. He is well known for presenting on a diverse range of topics including privacy, neuroscience, and neuroethics, Klingon programming, open source, depression and mental health, advancements in science, diversity, autonomous agents, and minesweeper automation. His dynamic presentation style and quirky humor has delighted audiences worldwide. Paul was awarded the 2013 O’Reilly Open Source award and the 2010 White Camel award, both for outstanding contributions to the open source community. As a freedom-loving scientist, Paul’s goal is to learn everything he can, do amazing things with that knowledge, and give them away for free. (Photograph by Joshua Button)


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