[Ottawa-pm] Ottawa Perl Mongers present: Owne Byrne, "What I learned about LAMP Development at Digg"
yanick at babyl.dyndns.org
Sun Nov 16 18:51:51 PST 2008
When: Tuesday December 2nd at 7:00pm
Where: TravelPod office (377 Dalhousie Ave., 3rd floor)
Speaker: Owne Byrne
Topic: What I learned about LAMP Development at Digg
Owen Byrne is currently Senior Manager of Travelpod Labs, where he is
leading a crack team of developers building a large travel-related
application for launch in early 2009. He is probably best known as the
co-founder and original developer of digg.com, which at one point was
the 55th largest website in the world according to alexa.com. He was the
primary technical decision maker there for most of its period of
explosive growth, from inception to the Series A financing. He holds 3
degrees from Saint Mary's University and Dalhousie University, as well
as an ABD from the University of Manitoba. He has over 20 years
experience in software development and managerial roles, including a
brief stint as a university professor. He has presented at several
conferences, including O'Reilly's Web 2.0 Expo, Digital Hollywood:
Building Blocks, Webmasterworld PubCon, Administrative Sciences
Association of Canada and most recently University of Illinois
About TravelPod: TravelPod.com was launched in 1997 as the Web's
Original Travel Blog. The first site to enable members to create online
travel blogs which revolutionized the way people travel and share their
adventures with the world.
Please RSVP to me if you have intentions to show up, just so that we
have an idea of how many peeps to expect.
Hope to see you there!
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