Chad Fowler kicked off the second day with a talk full of personal stories: his journey from being a professional saxophone player through this:

...and this...

...to being a developer.

Along the talk there were lots of wisdom pieces about code quality, books to read, the spectrum from art to commodity (with craft at the middle), and a really wicked John Zorn / Yamatsuka Eye piece. Great way to start a day!

Update: the recording of this talk is available here:


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