Why i use Appleinstead of Linux orAndroid day-to-day        Mayel de Borniol   Co-Founder of BABELVERSE
I am a geek and a hacker, so of courseI love open-source, but...
Linux on a PC is a giant mishmash of:- hardware components- Linux kernel- thousands of software packages, hackedtogether b...
Android is a nice idea,but...- Android OS by Google- Hardware by manufacturers- Everybody uses a different version- Crapwa...
What’s the problem? No ‘architect’ looking at the big picture, at all the pieces, and thinking through how they should wor...
So many points of failure!
Study all the elementsand environment,envision and then planwhat can be built with,then ‘just do it’...
For exampleIts a problem for me tocommunicate, living in another country 
I love the idea in science-fictionof a universal translator
I saw how expensive it is forconferences to get interpreters to cometranslate at their events
A researcher just published apaper about the trend of people withmore than one native language
Some linguists and philosophersthink we will lose a lot if we all speakonly English
A start-up started offeringtelecommunications as a cloud service
There are already communitieswith millions of young peoplehelping each other practice languages
An new open-source projectprovides many useful features
Voice-over-IP is boomingthanks to the adoption ofmobile broadband & smartphones
breaking down language barriers      http://babelverse.com          @babelverse                                  2011/07 -...
Babelverse is...• 1st app for real-time voice translation• on any device (mobile, PC, telephone)• powered by a community  ...
Thank you!Any questions?   find me at: deborniol.com
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  1. 1. Why i use Appleinstead of Linux orAndroid day-to-day Mayel de Borniol Co-Founder of BABELVERSE
  2. 2. I am a geek and a hacker, so of courseI love open-source, but...
  3. 3. Linux on a PC is a giant mishmash of:- hardware components- Linux kernel- thousands of software packages, hackedtogether by thousands of programmers- often device drivers made for Windows
  4. 4. Android is a nice idea,but...- Android OS by Google- Hardware by manufacturers- Everybody uses a different version- Crapware added by the telecoms- Crapware added by manufacturersVery fragmented!
  5. 5. What’s the problem? No ‘architect’ looking at the big picture, at all the pieces, and thinking through how they should work together
  6. 6. So many points of failure!
  7. 7. Study all the elementsand environment,envision and then planwhat can be built with,then ‘just do it’...
  8. 8. For exampleIts a problem for me tocommunicate, living in another country 
  9. 9. I love the idea in science-fictionof a universal translator
  10. 10. I saw how expensive it is forconferences to get interpreters to cometranslate at their events
  11. 11. A researcher just published apaper about the trend of people withmore than one native language
  12. 12. Some linguists and philosophersthink we will lose a lot if we all speakonly English
  13. 13. A start-up started offeringtelecommunications as a cloud service
  14. 14. There are already communitieswith millions of young peoplehelping each other practice languages
  15. 15. An new open-source projectprovides many useful features
  16. 16. Voice-over-IP is boomingthanks to the adoption ofmobile broadband & smartphones
  17. 17. breaking down language barriers http://babelverse.com @babelverse 2011/07 - UCN
  18. 18. Babelverse is...• 1st app for real-time voice translation• on any device (mobile, PC, telephone)• powered by a community of multilingual speakers• launching in 2 weeks at LeWeb!
  19. 19. Thank you!Any questions? find me at: deborniol.com

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