Doing the right thing

Web sites are complex systems that can spectacularly fail in more ways that they succeed. Most failures are the result of a combination of totally reasonable behaviors. Learn about one of those failures from SoundCloud and how we handle failures by debunking the myth of the "root cause".

  • Sean Treadway

    Sean Treadway

    Sean currently heads the architectural evolution of SoundCloud backed by a diverse history of engineering and operating desktop, server and web applications. He tackles the challenges of scaling to multi-millions of users while maintaining rapid development at SoundCloud - a social sound platform for anyone to record, promote and share their sounds on all devices.