The status quo of OSDC and OSCON conferences is to attract the best programmers from the most exciting programming languages, bring them all to one beautiful venue for several days, and let them go off into their own corners to discuss their own technology, in isolation from everyone else.
Ingy döt Net believes that programming languages act as barriers to the growth of the hacker community and that truly great hackers rise above the language barrier level to produce technology that serves all the languages. He calls this belief "Acmeism".
In this hour long talk, Ingy will discuss the tenets of Acmeism and why you, young hacker, should believe it with all your heart. Once he is confident that you have checked your favorite programming artillery at the door, he will attempt to convert you by hypnotizing your hacker brain with these shiny and sexy Acmeist projects:
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