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Chris Arcand


Senior engineer at Software for Good; formerly Red Hat. Co-organizer of RubyMN, maintainer of octobox.io, and occasional speaker. A Minnesotan who spends too much money on keyboards, ice hockey, and backpacking gear.

Minneapolis, MN


An Atypical 'Performance' Talk

A mixture of a talk on programming and a live classical music recital. I talk about parallelisms between music performance and programming - such as complexity, imposter syndrome, and true concentration - with unaccompanied clarinet performances throughout.

Video (Keep Ruby Weird 2017 | Austin, Texas)

Slides