Paul Verbeek-Mast

Paul is a Senior Software Engineer at Confrere, based in The Netherlands, and organiser of QueerJS, Global Diversity CFP Day, and CSSClasses. He’s passionate about welcoming everyone into tech and making the web work for everyone. Nowadays, he gives talks about topics like ethics, diversity, and inclusivity, to help make everyone feel as welcome as he was 10 years ago. PS. He's unreasonably proud of his personal website.

Watching TikTok is the best way to stay up to date with tech

Introductory and overview

10 years ago I set up my RSS reader to follow all the best blogs on web development, and I haven't updated it since. But the web has changed, and information exchange has changed with it. Besides conferences, there is a myriad of sources to get the latest information. This is my story on how I tried to find the best ways to get the information, and how a 35-year old tried to understand TikTok.