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Humor In The Code. Baratunde at RailsConf 2014 On Comedy, Technology, And Creativity

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Co-founder and CEO of Cultivated Wit Baratunde Thurston delivered the morning keynote April 24, 2014 at RailsConf in Chicago. …

Co-founder and CEO of Cultivated Wit Baratunde Thurston delivered the morning keynote April 24, 2014 at RailsConf in Chicago.

A former Onion executive, author of best-selling humor book, wouldabeen CS major and standup comedian, he put forth a theory of collaborative creation that goes beyond seeing "technology" merely as a distribution platform for "content."

Also there were laughs. Lots of them.

Many of the videos and live demo moments mentioned can be found at http://bit.ly/rubytunde

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  • 1. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit Humor In The Code The Future Of Everything, Humbly Stated
  • 2. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit In The Beginning
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  • 18. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit @justbyoga @FBYogaNetwork
  • 19. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit What Next?
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  • 21. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit
  • 22. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit If you don’t buy this book, you’re a racist.
  • 23. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #howtobeblack
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  • 28. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit “A cultivated wit, one that badgers less, can persuade all the more. Artful ridicule can address contentious issues more competently and vigorously than can severity alone.” -Horace
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  • 32. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit Let’s go to the internet.
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  • 34. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit On Humor (Creativity) & Technology (Code), A Theory
  • 35. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde Comedy Code 1 = separate, unequal 3 = new format 2 = unexpected/misuseful
  • 36. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde 1 = separate, unequal
  • 37. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit This is not the innovation we are looking for
  • 38. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit 2 = unexpected/misuseful #rubytunde@CultivatedWit
  • 39. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit Break on through to the other side
  • 40. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit parody + performance art + UX insertion
  • 41. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit e.g. @the_swine_flu & @MayorEmanuel
  • 42. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit e.g. Abortionplex
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  • 47. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit e.g. Venmo payments
  • 48. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit
  • 49. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit e.g. surprise UX
  • 50. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit OMFG LIVE DEMO TIME!
  • 51. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit 3 = new format #rubytunde@CultivatedWit
  • 52. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit This is the new hotness, the holy grail, the universal build
  • 53. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit e.g. ComedyHackDay.org
  • 54. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit OH SNAP MORE LIVE DEMO!
  • 55. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit e.g. Magic Story Maker
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  • 63. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit #rubytunde@CultivatedWit To The Future bit.ly/rubytunde
  • 64. #rubytunde@baratunde @CultivatedWit CultivatedWit.com

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