Unravelling the Mystery of Network Latency in China

What started as a desk-side conversation on why so many requests to a new API from China were traveling thousands of miles to the USA, unravelled a mystery of what life is like for a network request in mainland China.

Join us for story time with Maersk's Front-End Engineering leader Steve Workman, and learn what happens inside the great firewall, and how you can go faster in China.

Steve Workman

Steve works for Maersk, a logistics supplier that moves 16% of the whole planet's goods. He is the leader of the front-end community at Maersk and looks after maersk.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world. Many, many years ago, Steve helped to organise London Web Standards, and can't wait to see the team again.