RubyConf AU 2023 was held in Melbourne, on 16-17 February, and the videos were published very quickly, thanks to Next Day Video.
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.
Samuel Williams ruby.social/@ioquatix (Video)
Rails 7.1 will have Rack 3 Support, and the fibre/thread async model is cool.
mruby/c on Sega Mega Drive
Yiju Yokoo https://ruby.social/@yujiyokoo (Video Recording)
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
Pat Allan https://hachyderm.io/@pat (Video Recording)
Be kind, not nice. Being nice means not rocking the boat. Being kind is different.
Rhiana Heppenstall https://cloudisland.nz/@DevRhiana@ruby.social (Video Recording)
Medical bias continues; stereotypes hurt, don’t presume label, can’t feel empathy, antisocial.
Julián Pinzón Eslava https://github.com/pinzonjulian (Video Recording)
Minimal Plugins -> “Engines” (Look remarkably similar to Django Apps!)
Prakriti Mateti https://twitter.com/PrakritiMateti (Video Recording)
Record, Evaluate, Ask, Challenge, Transform!
Hilary Stohs-Krause https://twitter.com/hilarysk (Video Recording)
Talk is not about how to make your website beautiful, just not ugly.
Nate Barkopec https://twitter.com/nateberkopec (Video Recording)
OSS should be fun & easy way to learn.
The World Set Free
Coraline Ada Ehmke https://ruby.social/@coralineada (Video Recording)
The status quo has a strong immune system.
Jemma Issroff https://twitter.com/JemmaIssroff (Video Recording)
Should I change this (confusing) code? Yes! Because humans read code!
Fiona McCawley (Video Recording)
Application Level Encryption supported in Rails 7!
Tim Riley https://ruby.social/@timriley (Video Recording)
A web framework should work in service of an application.
Colleen Lavin https://twitter.com/colleencodes (Video Recording)
We’re not going to fix inequality with a conference talk and a can-do attitude.
Stop fearing the NBN
Geoffrey Donaldson https://mastodon.social/@geoffreyd (Video Recording)
When you make your app better for Gloucester you make it amazing for Melbourne.
Testing in Prod
Igor Kapkov https://home.social/@igas (Video Recording)
(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.
Wiktoria Dalach https://twitter.com/wdalach (Video Recording)
Ask the question: how can the Confidentiality/Integrity/Availability of this project be broken?
Ruby makes my brain happy
Bianca Power https://twitter.com/20by31 (Video Recording)
Developers are opinionated. We want to work with things that map with our brain.