Folklore and fantasy in the information age

Authors: Ollis, G.

Start date: 15 September 2016

Place of Publication: http://2016.pyconuk.org/

Software development is not easy. As grown-ups we know better than to believe that difficult things can be achieved by a simple wave of a magic wand, yet faith persists that this new idea, that new tool, will make all the difference. Meanwhile for the hard-bitten cynics it is all the emperor's new clothes. I invite you to join me in a more constructive realm between belief and cynicism, where we can embrace the power of stories, listen with an open mind, but not be bewitched by the expectation of a fairy-tale ending.

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