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RailsConf Take-Aways · Here’s the nice one: PragDave a.k.a. Dave Thomas launched an ef­fort to get the Rail­sConf at­ten­dees to give some­thing back; some­thing as in hard cold cash do­na­tions to char­i­ty. I plugged it dur­ing my keynote, as did sev­er­al oth­er­s, and Chad Fowler re­al­ly got be­hind it. It came out pret­ty well. And on a lighter note, Big Jim­my Kane of­fers co­gent in­sight on my ap­pear­ance wav­ing a Sun ban­ner in Ruby­land.
 
RailsConf Day Two · The first hour and fif­teen of the day was Cyn­di Mitchell of ThoughtWorks and me in keynote mod­e. The in­ter­est­ing part, though, was the hall­ways and lunch ...
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RailsConf Day One · [Thurs­day] Sit­ting in the air­port get­ting ready to head out; it’s been a while since I’ve spo­ken to over a thou­sand peo­ple (well, I do ev­ery day here, but that’s dif­fer­en­t) so I’m ner­vous. Hap­py, too; I’ve man­aged to sched­ule my Sun-related work so I can get to a few ses­sions that sound super-interesting; I ex­pect to get my brain up­grad­ed. [Fri­day] I’m fill­ing in con­fer­ence notes and pic­tures as the days go by ...
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