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From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)
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From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)

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Suggestions and examples for how to use technical skills (particularly Ruby developers, but applicable to others) to help others - developers, local communities and communities in developing nations.

Suggestions and examples for how to use technical skills (particularly Ruby developers, but applicable to others) to help others - developers, local communities and communities in developing nations.

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  • 1. From the Keyboard to the Community
  • 2. http://freelancing-gods.com http://twitter.com/pat
  • 3. http://xkcd.com/208
  • 4. Improving You
  • 5. Improving Us
  • 6. Us?
  • 7. <ruby> us
  • 8. release early release often
  • 9. release early release often release openly
  • 10. blog
  • 11. tweet
  • 12. talk
  • 13. share your knowledge
  • 14. share your mistakes
  • 15. many are doing this already
  • 16. so ...
  • 17. <web> us
  • 18. go back to school
  • 19. talk about what you wish you’d been taught.
  • 20. freelancing
  • 21. TDD/BDD/xDD
  • 22. unobtrusive js
  • 23. Example: Anthony Kolber
  • 24. teach kids programming
  • 25. Example: Nat Torkington Roland Tanglao, http://www.flickr.com/photos/roland/54624981/
  • 26. 8-10 years old
  • 27. programming with scratch
  • 28. Example:
  • 29. programming with shoes
  • 30. code reviews
  • 31. mentoring
  • 32. Rowen Atkinson, http://www.flickr.com/photos/scttw/1453196480/
  • 33. code for code’s sake
  • 34. this is cool
  • 35. but... it’s just code
  • 36. let’s raise the bar
  • 37. <local> us
  • 38. local community groups need geeks
  • 39. http://flickr.com/photos/jerryjohn/63351372/
  • 40. Example: Pete Yandell
  • 41. Pete Yandell, http://www.flickr.com/photos/notahat/3606280801/
  • 42. Example: Mike Bailey
  • 43. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/02/bushfires_in_victoria_australi.html
  • 44. Example:
  • 45. builders project
  • 46. using APIs for Good
  • 47. Footprints Network
  • 48. Example: Delicious Monster
  • 49. “Every time you buy an item recommended by Delicious Library 2, Delicious Monster donates the revenue sharing from Amazon’s affiliates program to various charities around the world.” delicious-monster.com
  • 50. <global> us
  • 51. Voluntary Service Overseas (UK)
  • 52. Australian Youth Ambassadors
  • 53. US Peace Corps
  • 54. Engineers Without Borders
  • 55. James Healy http://www.flickr.com/photos/yob/1222806481/
  • 56. Example: Matthew Todd
  • 57. Ruby Without Borders
  • 58. Example: ... me
  • 59. encourage
  • 60. 20%
  • 61. community leave
  • 62. recognise excellence
  • 63. recognise code excellence
  • 64. recognise community excellence
  • 65. Ruby Heroes?
  • 66. http://xkcd.com/308

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