Category: Videos

Cockpit Design and Assessment Methodologies: From Tornado to Tempest

Speaker: Suzy Broadbent

As far back as WWII, psychologists were considering how the layout of displays and controls in an aircraft cockpit could help optimise human performance. In cockpit development, the user needs considering from physiological, behavioural and cognitive perspectives and the assessment methodologies need to be able to help define, agree, specify and certify all aspects of the cockpit design with respect...

Designing Autonomous Vehicles From The Human Point Of View

Speaker: Professor Joseph Giacomin

The current period is characterised by a large number of initiatives to design and develop autonomous vehicles. The systems are targeted at a range of applications from the simple movement of merchandise in warehouses to the transport of people across counties. Despite suggestions of the potential benefits of autonomous technologies for specific user populations such as the city dweller, the...

Web Performance London meetup 2019 September Live stream

Speakers: Tim Vereecke , Lydia Hallie

LWP September: Saving data and the web perf quiz This month LWP returns to its second-tuesday slot with two visiting speakers. Tim Vereecke, a web performance consultant at Akamai and scale-modelling enthusiast, will discuss data saver mode, and what it means for your website. Lydia Hallie is also making a special trip to join us from Sweden to present her...

Understanding the Cloud Native Storage Landscape

Speaker: Alex Chircop

In this talk we will cover cloud native storage technologies and how they fit in orchestrated workloads. We will be covering topics including block stores, fileystems, object stores, key-value stores and databases, amongst others. The different architectural approaches and designs will be compared in terms of key attributes like availability, scalability, performance, data consistency, durability, fault tolerance, ease of development...

IntelliJ Plugins – A must-have tool in your developer kit

Speaker: Balachandar Kolathur Mani

As developers, we always strive to write better code and various tools help us to do it. These tools protect us from common pitfalls and improve productivity. One such powerful, but least utilised tool is the IntelliJ plugin system. Android Studio is the most widely used IDE for Android developers. It is built on top of IntelliJ and provides full...

Hopper: Mobile & Web-friendly private transfers on Ethereum

Speaker: Olivier van den Biggelaar

This talk will explain how the Hopper mixer works. Hopper is an Open-Source Mixer for mobile and web-friendly private transfers on Ethereum. It allows the private transfer of value from one Ethereum account to another, via an iOS client. Users can deposit notes of 1 ETH into a mixer smart contract and withdraw them later to a different account by...