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Nordic Ruby 2011

Here are some rambling notes on the themes and connections – intended and mostly otherwise – I saw in the material presented and discussed in the halls at Nordic Ruby.

Expressiveness

In Tom Preston-Werner's opening session, he talked about …

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2000-2010

CWRU, 1999

On January 1, 2000, I was in Florida, with Liz and her family. We’d only been back from our year in Europe – her in England, me in various …

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Scottish Ruby Conference

I'm very excited to be speaking at the Scottish Ruby Conference on Saturday. I've been an attendee at the conference (well, in its previous incarnation …

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Thermostat

I wonder if some of the reason that there are so many Climate Change Skeptics in North America has to do with the overall temperature here being kinda coldish.

I mean, if you asked most North Americans how they'd like the temperature if it were a couple …

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Language filter

One of the spoiling things about living for two years where you don't fluently speak the local language, is that the range of external communication you can safely ignore expands dramatically. In fact, my brain's ability to filter irrelevant conversations …

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