Milen is a Developer Advocate at Liferay focusing on Java, OSGi, μservices, modular and distributed systems. He is passionate about designing and building software as well as helping others design and build good software! Being in the software industry for over 20 years, he has developed, designed or consulted on various Java based solutions for leading European companies (mostly in the finance and telecommunications industry). While still coding he currently spends most of his time teaching, speaking at conferences and researching his favorite topics around Java modularity and clean software architecture.
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?