Crystal is a Ruby inspired language that offers type safety and a minimal runtime. In this talk we'll look into Crystal's concurrency model, Communicating Sequential Processes, and how it shapes the way we write concurrent applications.
Engineering manager, ex Scala developer, Ruby enthusiast. When he is not working at Babylon, Lorenzo can be found enjoying some underground gig in north London.
Michael Nacos enjoys playing with computers but gets bored easily. He has worked as an IT trainer, web developer, linux sysadmin, database developer, email engineer, cloud architect and tech lead. These days he helps companies build products and teams, using open source tools to deliver progressive web and mobile experiences that hit the mark.
Nicky is a Technical Manager at FutureLearn, and has spent more than a decade as a freelance and in-house web developer, making beautiful websites that work for everyone.