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YOW! Hong Kong 2020

As developers, we don't deliver just code. We deliver change in the world.

To deliver positive change, we have to think about more than what our code does. What must it not do?
Jessica Kerr has opinions about how good code and secure code coincide; how our roles on a team are defined not by what we do but by what we increasingly know; and how we shape our software and ourselves.

Jessica Kerr

Lead Engineer


United States

Jessica Kerr is a developer of development systems. She works remotely from St. Louis, for Atomist, where she writes automations and automation infrastructure in TypeScript, Clojure, and whatever else is needed. She is a back-end developer who believes the front-end is most crucial. Jessica speaks at conferences in the US and Europe; find her on the >Code podcast (