Making more human interfaces using Machine Learning APIs

--Chris Heilmann (@codepo8)

In order to understand interfaces, humans need information and context. You can't always provide that. But machines can by comparing what you have with trillions of other, similar datasets on the web. Using Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence you can roll interfaces that not only have what your user gave you, but enhance it with important meta data to make it more usable. In this talk you'll learn about APIs to use to turn images and video into text, to find people in photos, to know the emotions of people in photos, to allow for human input into digital interfaces and to prevent unwanted content to enter your products. You don't need to be a data scientist to do this, you can tap into already existing offers for you.

And who would have thought, it FIGures.

--Sara Golemon (@SaraMG)

Wondering what goes on in the Framework Interoperability Group and why PHP Standards Recommendations matter to you? We'll take a look at the process your favorite PHP components use to cooperate with each other towards building consistent, interoperable components. We'll also take a short run through what PSRs already exist and have been widely adopted, and how you can make your voice heard guiding the future of the PHP ecosystem.

How PHP ticks

--Sara Golemon (@SaraMG)

A look into the internals of PHP; How it came to be, how it works, and how PHP 7 leapt far out in front of its predecessor on performance and memory consumption with some thoughts on what's next for PHP 8.

Join us in Seattle this September!

The Pacific Northwest PHP Conference is a 3-day event for web developers focused but not confined to PHP. In previous years have included world renowned and talented new speakers covering a range of topics like APIs, Frameworks, testing and version control.

This year we are looking forward to bringing together the rich and diverse talent of our community as speakers and attendees to share knowledge and inspiration.

We will dive deep into understanding technology, tools, and processes we all rely on, and explore a wide range technology and processes we are eager to get to know.