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!!Con 2018

May 12-13, 2018 in NYC

The joy, excitement, and surprise of computing


Mimi OnuohaOpening Keynote by Mimi Onuoha

Liz Fong-JonesBuild skills through hobbies! Bring them to work!

Ahmed AbdallaCreating an Arabic Programming Language!

Vince AllenThe Man Comes Around: and so does his sound!

Thomas BallingerUndo all the things!

Josh Bowman-MatthewsEvil Twins and the Secret Lives of Linkers!

Karla BurnettTelling stories with traceroute!

Alex ClemmerIt’s super effective! Solving Pokemon Blue with a single, huge regular expression

John FeminellaRelativistic Software Calendars: It’s About Time!

Wander HillenFast, but not too fast! What 17th century windmills can teach us about database migrations

Evy KassirerStep by Step: Algorithms that teach you math!

Em Lazer-WalkerSo THAT’S how my phone knows where I am!

Will LeinweberUsing Postgres to \watch Star Wars!

Andrew LouisTalking to my past self (without introducing temporal paradoxes!)

Dan LuuHow (and why) your CPU re-orders instructions!

Kamal MarhubiIf you could solve this word tile puzzle, you could solve the halting problem! (Too bad you can’t!)

Ed MedvedevSatellites are talking to us! Let’s hear them out!

Jan Mitsuko CashThe itty, bitty, tiny bytes that make up a Pokemon!

Ayla MyersThe joys of PICO-8 token crunching!! Or: what I learned about programming from being restricted on every side!

Emily NakashimaWhoa, pictures! A visual history of visual programming languages!

Joel PotischmanUX for Cats and Dogs!

Omar RizwanFour fake filesystems!

Vaibhav SagarMoving towards dialogue: collaborating with your computer using typed holes!

Aruna SankaranarayananWe built a map to aggregate real-time flood data in under two days!

Hung TruongIf at first you don’t succeed at beating HQ Trivia, try cheating!!

Stephen TuEstimating the Value of Pi with a Dartboard and (Not so Much) Luck!

David TurnerCompressing the Library of Babel!

Logan WilliamsTurning Google Earth into SimCity 2000! (From Light to Pixels to Impossible Perspectives!)

Jes Wolfe!Pseudofractals! Accidental aesthetics where math meets pixels

Mark WunschTransform live video streams with code and a REPL!!

Lucy ZhangRay-tracing and special relativity: Rendering objects near the speed of light!

Persa ZulaTales of ⌧! Can You Tell Your Story When Your Character Is Undefined?!