An explanation of CodeCon, from the site:
CodeCon is a conference of working demonstrations. Three days of quick presentations of actual working code, shown by people who wrote them, all for under $100. Past highlights include early presentations of BitTorrent, PGP, and SiteAdvisor.
Presentations this year include:
- DIY Synthetic Biology - From Design to Construction with New Model Organisms
- Homebrew Genetic Testing - Read your own source code - at home!
- Keiki Gels - Visualize DNA -- in a drinking straw!
- BitTorrent DNA - Effortless BitTorrent deployment
- Distributed Transaction Layer for Google App Engine - Transaction semantics across multiple entity groups for applications written in the Google App Engine
- Helios Voting - The first and only web-based voting system that enables voters to verify their vote and the overall tally with cryptographic certainty.
- Libevent - making fast asynchronous network programs portable
- Pork - Largescale Automatic Rewriting of C++
- OneSwarm - privacy preserving peer-to-peer data sharing
- Parallel Web Browser - a web browser for handhelds & multicore laptops
- Switzerland - a semi-P2P system for detecting forged and modified IP packets between clients
- Tahoe, the Least-Authority Filesystem - a secure, decentralized, fault-tolerant storage network
- TorFlow - A Python-based Tor Research Toolset
- Trend Profiler / trend-prof - Finding performance surprises (super-linearities) in C / C++ code based on trends in the runs on different size inputs.
- Typhon / Scream
To learn more about CodeCon, you can look at the sites from previous years: