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My talk at DrupalCamp Vienna 2013

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  • Focus the value of choosing just thing at the bazaar
  • John O’Nolan @JohnONolan
  • Focus
  • Focus The art and science of saying
  • NO
  • The Beauty of Open Source
  • Company
  • This. is. software development.
  • Company
  • LOLpany
  • The entire web is built on open source
  • js android codeigniter sourceforge django boilerplate redhat Normalize Drupal GPL mysql mit wordpress github Linux rscore Ruby on Rails Bootstrap redhat ubuntu backbone GNU Apa joomla zend php
  • The Curse of Open Source
  • Company
  • Company
  • Company 0.1s faster!! 6 months work REWRITE IT IN RAILS I want a pink version! I WANT IT TO BE SMALLER, BIGGER, UPSIDE DOWN, AND WITH CHOCOLATE FUCKING SPRINKLES I want 50GB of free storage!
  • Company
  • Company
  • Company NO
  • YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! yes?
  • Why is it so Hard For open source to Focus?
  • When You say No Everyone will disagree with you Even When y0u’re right
  • No wireless. Less space than a nomad. Lame. Slashdot
  • All that hype for an MP3 player? Break-thru digital device? ! The Reality Distortion Field is starting to warp Steve's mind if he thinks for one second that this thing is gonna take off. Macrumors Commenter
  • Saying No is HArd
  • Platform Thinking
  • The most amazing thing is that people use this product in ways we never even imagined
  • New Feature Does it make this a better mp3 player? No Yes Kill it Merge it!
  • New Feature Does it enable people to use this thing in a way we never even imagined? Does it make this a better mp3 player? No Yes Kill it Merge it!
  • No Purpose
  • BuilD the Technology Figure out How People Use it
  • Figure Out How People Use It Build The Technology
  • YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! NOOOOOOOOOO!!!1!11! YES!
  • Node.js
  • Month #1 4,000,000 pageviews 85,000 Users 75,000 Package Downloads 6,500 Github Stars
  • Why Node.js?
  • Old vs New Out of The Box With Opcache Under Normal Load 680% faster 190% faster 1,900% faster Source: http://bit.ly/fastghost
  • What Now?
  • Find a purpose
  • Say No
  • Make the Technology work around the user
  • Be Confident
  • First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Ghandi
  • Let’s make open source better John O’Nolan @johnonolan
  • Photo Credits Rick Nunn Axel Tregoning Moyan Brenn William Stern Marcin Wichary