5 TED Talks Every Software Developer Should Watch


From a 12-year-old app developer to tips on banana hacking, just have a look at these terrific techie talks that every IT professional should watch for their insight into the future of computing. And though some of them were caprtured years ago, they're still revelant and amazing!

Thomas Suarez: A 12-year-old App Developer

Thomas Suarez is not a typical 12-year-old who spends most of his time playing with friends in videogames. This boy has taught himself how to create them. He knows how to develop iPhone apps and is eager to share his experience with other children who can also become developers.

Richard Stallman: Free software, free society

Founder of GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation Richard Stallman in his TED talks speaks about non-free apps and programs that guarantee their owners unlimited access to users' personal data and suggests how ordinary users can regain control over their computing.

Jim Zemlin: What the tech industry has learned from Linus Torvalds

Being The Linux Foundation CEO Jim Zemplins strives to make his best to support and ensure future computing development. And he knows what he is speaking about over his career he's met major technology trends of the recent decade: cloud computing, open source software and mobile conputing.

In the video he explains what the technology industry has learned from Linux, which lessons it has received from it's creator Linus Torvalds, and how this knowledge can be applied to various projects across the world.

Marco Annunziata: Welcome to the age of the industrial Internet

Intenet of things is one of the most debatable tech trends today with many experts sharing their thoughts on how it can transform our future. Marco Annunziata is one of them, as he analyzes how IoT changes the industrial sector where high tech machines is already applied. The economist also provides his suggestions for their operationing improvements.

Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keybord!

Jay Silver is a famous persona in the DIY community as he has super creative approach to technology. In his charming talk he speaks about the ability to play with the world that surrounds you and demonstrates his incredible inventions and a kit for hacking common objects.

We hope, you enjoyed the videos!

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