Instead of detailed notes for each talk (and this post is a week late as it is), I’ve instead collected the speaker details, video recording, any references, and importantly: a single quote, pull out, or summary for each talk.
Rails 7.1 will have Rack 3 Support, and the fibre/thread async model is cool.
mruby/c on Sega Mega Drive
This presentation given on a Sega Mega Drive, written in embedded Ruby!
Neurodiversity: A silent disability or a super power
Shaila Man (Video Recording)
Tech might over index on neurodiversity, and medical bias exists for diagnosis.
Upgrading the Ruby Community
Be kind, not nice. Being nice means not rocking the boat. Being kind is different.
Medical bias continues; stereotypes hurt, don’t presume label, can’t feel empathy, antisocial.
Minimal Plugins -> “Engines” (Look remarkably similar to Django Apps!)
Record, Evaluate, Ask, Challenge, Transform!
Talk is not about how to make your website beautiful, just not ugly.
OSS should be fun & easy way to learn.
The World Set Free
The status quo has a strong immune system.
Should I change this (confusing) code? Yes! Because humans read code!
Fiona McCawley (Video Recording)
Application Level Encryption supported in Rails 7!
A web framework should work in service of an application.
We’re not going to fix inequality with a conference talk and a can-do attitude.
Stop fearing the NBN
When you make your app better for Gloucester you make it amazing for Melbourne.
Testing in Prod
(Regarding A/B testing) Why is it okay to presume a subset of your users should just get buggy code?
Sameera Gayan (Video Recording)
Mark Your Corners: In 4-wheel-driving convoys, wait at the corner until you can see the person behind you. The convoy is as slow as the slowest person.
Ask the question: how can the Confidentiality/Integrity/Availability of this project be broken?
Ruby makes my brain happy
Developers are opinionated. We want to work with things that map with our brain.