Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 18-21, 2017
Jacob Cook is a developer, Python enthusiast and rabble-rouser based in Montréal. His fields of interest include staying on the cutting-edge of Web development practices, building software to help user privacy and exploring technology allowing for the decentralization of the Internet. He is the author of several Python libraries as well as the lead developer behind the arkOS self-hosted server project, which was featured in VentureBeat, Fast Company, Der Spiegel and many other tech media sites. Jacob currently works as a software developer and project manager for Savoir-faire Linux, a consulting firm that brings the power of open source technologies like Python and Django to the world of enterprise and government software applications.