Build resilient systems at scale
28–30 October 2015 • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Thinking about thinking (about people)

Courtney Nash (O'Reilly)
10:05–10:15 Friday, 30/10/2015
Location: Auditorium
Average rating: ***..
(3.97, 63 ratings)

We spend countless hours thinking about software, code, performance, operations, infrastructure, and more. In this talk I’ll ask you to consider how thinking about thinking (your own and others) can have a substantial positive impact on all those things as well.

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Courtney Nash


Courtney Nash chairs multiple conferences for O’Reilly Media and is the strategic content director focused on areas of modern web operations, high-performance applications, and security. An erstwhile academic neuroscientist, she is still fascinated by the brain and how it informs our interactions with and expectations of technology. She’s spent 17 years working in the technology industry in a wide variety of roles, ever since moving to Seattle to work at a burgeoning online bookstore. Outside work, Courtney can be found biking, hiking, skiing, and photographing the Cascade Mountains near her home in Bellingham, Washington.