Jason is a software development practitioner, trainer, coach and author based in London with two decades’ experience working with teams in a wide range of industries. Jason chaired the original international Software Craftsmanship conference in the UK and is a contributor to other conferences including QCon, Software Practice Advancement, XPDay, Agile Finland, JAX London and CITCON Europe. Jason is a patron of the Bletchley Park Trust, and a fundraiser for programming clubs and the STAK St Austell Community Kitchen
Today, digital products and companies are not just changing the way we live our lives, but also playing an increasingly influential role in public policy and governance. We have reached a point where consumer goods produced by technology industries are beginning to reshape what it means to be Human.
This year, we are going to explore advances in biohacking and transhumanism and their implications for humankind. Will they be to our benefit, further enhancing quality of life? How mindful should we be of the potential social and ethical pitfalls whilst we transform?