Rae Knowler

Rae Knowler (CH)


Rae Knowler is a web developer in Zürich, where they develop product data APIs and work on Open Data projects. They are interested in the fascinating, comical and sometimes tragic results of attempting to cram the complexity of life and society into computer systems. In their spare time they read a lot of science fiction and hug cats.

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Anglická zástava Prednáška Python všeobecne
Miestnosť Kiwi.com (-1.61)
Friday 09. March: 13:05

The default settings of some libraries and tools are so useless, or even dangerous, that they should never be used. While they give the impression of being easy to use or performant, they actually represent traps for the unwary user. I will show the concrete problems caused by such defaults, and explore how to create tools with _good_ defaults.