Technology Is Annoying
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  • We decided to talk a bit more anecdotally instead of telling you how to be technology agnostic. and we thought it was appropriate with all the discussion surrounding how people WOULD scale certain sites these days

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  • 1. WE HAVE BETTER PRINTERS THAN TWITTER A quick foray into scaling Threadless.com
  • 2. The kings of Awesome Town
    • Harper Reed - Leader of the Tech Awesome Dudes Scott Van Den Plas - Tech Awesome Dude
  • 3.
    • Threadless is a community-centered online t-shirt store run by skinnyCorp of Chicago, Illinois since 2000.
    - wikipedia
  • 4. We have a hard time scaling. But not how you think...
  • 5. Problem #1 PRINTERS ARE NOT OUR FRIENDS!
  • 6.  
  • 7. Problem #2 INVENTORY IS HARD apparently sourcing and warehouse logistics is some PHD type of shit.
  • 8. Problem #3 THE INTERNET IS SERIOUS BUSINESS
  • 9. Problem/Advantage #4 DEALING WITH PROBLEMS THAT WE ARE NOT PREPARED TO DEAL WITH.
  • 10. Problem #5
  • 11. Advantage #1 OUR USERS
  • 12. Advantage #2 TECHNOLOGY AGNOSTICISM
  • 13. Advantage #3 AWESOME STAFF
  • 14. QUESTIONS