by Ramanan Balakrishnan (@ramananbalakrishnan) on Monday, 15 August 2016
- Crisp talk
- Technical level
The quieter you become
Everyone’s a special snowflake
With the web becoming richer everyday, it is becoming easier to identify distinct signatures in browsers. Recent research will be presented to make the case that anonymity among the crowds is no longer an easy task.
You won’t feel a thing
(quietly) Screaming into the void
An efficient method to transmit collected data to the backend is presented. The emphasis will be on relaying information with minimal effect on actual site performance. This section also covers how modern trackers emit their data via 1x1 pixels.
Keep calm and track all
Finally, a summary of the presented techniques and tales from the trenches over the years.
Basic knowledge of how websites work (which I guess is everyone at the conference).
And an open mind, yes, definitely, an open mind.
Ramanan is a software engineer at Semantics3, where he helps build analytics solutions for ecommerce. While he primarily works on enhancing the company’s intelligence capabilities, he has also been spotted diving into other aspects including development of user facing APIs. He has a keen interest in writing efficient code and always prefers removing code over writing more.
Apart from being a lockpicking enthusiast, he was previously an academic researcher investigating electromagnetics and signal processing for radar applications.