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When: August 4-5, 2018

Venue: Christ University - Bengaluru, India

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Sunday, August 5 • 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Empathy maketh an engineer

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The journey towards becoming a better developer involves in more than just coding. Empathy is the most important skill that any developer should practice. In this talk we will see as a developer how to write code empathetically and how empathy will help you to become a better software craftsman. By the end of the talk, audience will know different ways to practice empathy, build great softwares and great teams empathetically.

1. What is Empathy? (2 min)
2. Why practice empathy? (3 min)
3. How will it affect others? (10 min)
    a. Being empathetic to your peers
    b. Being empathetic to your users
4. Where is empathy found in code? (5 min)
5. How to practice empathy? (5 min)
6. Road to become a better developer/Summary (2 min)
7. Q & A (3 min)

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Senior Software Consultant, Tarka Labs
Naren is a Product Engineer focussed on building robust backend and scalable systems. Past 5 years, he has built dozens of systems and microservices using Python, Go and AWS cloud.  He is an open source enthusiast who loves speaking at tech conferences, he also blogs about software... Read More →

Sunday August 5, 2018 2:15pm - 2:45pm IST
Room 5 (Council Room, Central Block, 0th Floor)