Tales of the Cursed Operating Systems Textbook

I gave this talk at !!con 2016, and also at Stripe’s Lightning Talks and Pies event, a few months later.


I have a cursed operating systems textbook — each chapter I read unearths a new bug in the systems I work on. Come hear my tales of woe:

Along our journey, we’ll acquire some fantastic operating systems tools and incantations you can use to vanquish even the scariest bugs!


Kiran Bhattaram loves making things, whether tinkering with circuits, writing software systems, or sewing dresses. She works on Stripe’s infrastructure team, and has previously built things for the New York Times, LinkedIn and MIT CSAIL.