Strange Loop

Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2021


Union Station


St. Louis, MO

Register for 2021!

Wednesday, September 29

Time Frisco Burlington
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM TLA-plus Workshop
Markus Kuppe

Thursday, September 30

Time Grand DE Grand ABC Grand F Regency A Regency C Regency B City Museum
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM TLA-plus Conference
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Data Science with Python
Grishma Jena
Building Generative Art Tools with Observable
Michael Freeman, Anjana Vakil
Jumpstart Your Open Source Journey
Austin Bennett, Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy
Introduction to OpenTelemetry
Steve Flanders
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM TLA-plus and Paid Lunch
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Mitigating Bias in ML Models with Constraints
Serg Masís
An introduction to text-based music with Alda
Dave Yarwood
Introduction to VisiData
Jeremy Singer-Vine, Saul Pwanson
Self-Documenting Coders: Writing Workshop for Devs
Heidi Waterhouse
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Strange Loop Party

Friday, October 01

Time Grand DE Grand ABC Grand F Regency AB Midway
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM Welcome
Alex Miller
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM Why security is the biggest benefit of using the Cloud
AJ Yawn
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Near-Realtime Monitoring of Drones at Sea
Todd Bealmear
Artisanal, machine-generated API libraries
Richard Marmorstein
Program Synthesis: A Dream Realized?
Roopsha Samanta
Whoops! I Rewrote it in Rust
Brian Martin
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM Functional distributed systems beyond request/response
Melinda Lu
Keeping Your Open Source Project Accessible to All
Treva Williams
Incremental, zero-config Code Nav using stack graphs
Douglas Creager
Nim Nuggets: Systems Programming & Metaprogramming Magic
Aditya Siram
12:20 PM - 1:40 PM Friday Lunch
Friday Lunch
Friday Lunch
Friday Lunch
Friday Lunch
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Impacting Global Policy by Understanding Litter Data
Sean Doherty
Injecting Security at the Cloud Edge
Susan Hinrichs
Prevent phishing and impersonation with trust loops
Karissa McKelvey
Outperforming Imperative with Pure Functional Languages
Richard Feldman
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Morel, a functional query language
Julian Hyde
Dancing With Myself
Mariel Pettee
Training an Autonomous Pentester with Deep RL
Shane Caldwell
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM Friday Snack
Friday Snack
Friday Snack
Friday Snack
Friday Snack
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Crowd dynamics, RL and Unity: A Journey
Tomas Diaz
Streaming video analysis in Rust using Pravega
Tom Kaitchuck
Software for Court Appointed Special Advocates
Linda Goldstein
Equitable Experiential Access: Audio Description
Laurel Lawson
4:40 PM - 5:30 PM The Future of Conferences
Cristina (Crista) Lopes
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board Game Night

Saturday, October 02

Time Grand DE Grand ABC Grand F Regency AB Midway
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM Poems in an accidental language
Kate Compton
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Branchstack: branching infra for better development
Patrick Flor, Alex Pearson
Waterpark: Distributed Actors vs the Pandemic
Bryan Hunter
Practical Quantum Computing Today
Alex Condello
Asami: Turn your JSON into a Graph in 2 Lines
Paula Gearon
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM Tech When the Sky is Falling: Tools for Crisis Response
Emma Ferguson, Colin Schimmelfing
Janus: Easy Complex UI with Declarative FRP
Issa Tseng
Pictures Of You, Pictures Of Me, Crypto Steganography
Sean Marcia
Help to Equitably Close the CS Education Gap
Jeffery Phipps
12:20 PM - 1:40 PM Saturday Lunch
Saturday Lunch
Saturday Lunch
Saturday Lunch
Saturday Lunch
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM How Tracing Uncovers Half-truths in Slack’s CI Infrastructure
Frank Chen
Carbon Footprint Aware Software Development
Tejas Chopra
Type-Driven API Design in Rust
Will Crichton
Client Side Deep Learning Optimization with PyTorch
Tyler Kirby, Shane Caldwell
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM How we used serverless to speed up our servers
Jessica Kerr, Ian Wilkes
Remote Workstations for Discerning Artists
Michelle Brenner
Game Development in Eight Bits
Kevin Zurawel
How Flutter Can Change the Future of Urban Communities
Edward Thornton
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM Saturday Snack
Saturday Snack
Saturday Snack
Saturday Snack
Saturday Snack
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Exploring deep space and deep ocean with AI guidance
Daniel Van Hoesen
Authorship Environments: In search of the “personal” in personal computing
Eric Gade
Creating More Inclusive Tech Spaces: Paths Forward
Amy Wallhermfechtel
Making Webapps Collaborative with Composable CRDTs
Matthew Weidner, Heather Miller
4:40 PM - 5:30 PM Strange Dreams of Stranger Loops
Will Byrd