Joe is a software developer from Manchester who now lives in Berlin, Germany. A Rubyist of many years, he works on the platform engineering team at Travis CI.
Around seventeen years after the dot-com crash, not-for-profit groups and non-governmental organisations are now a fixture of the software world, as people consider how they can use their skills for good. But who gets to define what “good” means?
This talk is for anyone who wonders whether they really can shift the software industry in a better direction. We’ll talk about good practice in software development, using technology for social causes, and compare the problems we face with those of other industries.