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Friday, November 18 • 11:20am - 12:15pm
[SLIDES]Mindaugas Mozūras @mmozuras - Engineering for Engineering's Sake

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Code is a not an asset. Technology is not the solution to your company problems. And engineering for engineering's sake is not the answer. As engineers, we tend to focus a lot of our time thinking about "how?". How to solve this problem? How to structure code? How to name this method? We forget to ask "why?" and ponder the usefulness and greater impact of what we're doing. We don't work in silos. What we do affects our users. But not only that. It also affects our teammates and other developers in our organisations. Let's talk about why, having aforementioned things in mind, we should aim to write less code. Use less and more mature technologies. And don't do engineering for engineering's sake.

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Mindaugas Mozūras

HEAD of ENGINEERING at VINTED, Vinted
Mindaugas is a software developer, book reader, speaker, movie lover and an all-around geek. Most of the time these days he spends doing his darned best to help make second-hand the first choice worldwide as Head of Engineering at Vinted, the highest-valued startup in the Baltics.\n\nWhen he's not doing that, Mindaugas contributes a lot back to software development community. He has made significant contributions to open source with his own... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 11:20am - 12:15pm
5. Theta

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