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The Guardian, January 16 2009

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    • History Boxes Aaron Straup Cope The Guardian, January 16 2009
    • Hi, my name is Aaron
    • Wax on, wax off
    • The Mirror Project
    • The Bubble
    • Real estate (on the web)
    • tcpdump is my API
    • Flickr
    • What have I learned?
    • Social means change
    • engineering threatens to quit launch GOTO 10 changes Features are not “products” time
    • Data, not answers
    • The “Who Cares” Principle
    • FL(ENG/OPS) MARSHMALLOW!!! BACON!!!
    • JavaScript PHP Perl Java Python Bash C++
    • Community management JavaScript PHP Perl Java Python Bash C++ No, really
    • uploadr browser API browser www www www memcached squid storage mysql search geo “feeders” image processing offline offline offline offline offline tasks tasks tasks tasks tasks
    • Client Application Caching Caching Data Data “Near Future”
    • Things not shown
    • Deploy tools
    • Kill switches
    • The Fear
    • An unfortunate truth
    • “The worst part about PHP is that itʼs often the right tool for the job.”
    • Nubby bits
    • Black boxes
    • shake before use “Reverse geocoding”
    • the “mastro” Kill me now
    • Why am I telling you this?
    • News is social software
    • Communities of authority
    • 10:15:10 PM Aaron Straup Cope: tomorrow, I will make API methods 10:15:39 PM Paul Hammond: we should make something on the site instead 10:15:46 PM Paul Hammond: api methods are cheating 10:16:13 PM Aaron Straup Cope: api methods are potentialities for the site Nubby bits
    • The shape of content
    • “Histories of movement...”
    • “...that constitute place.”
    • Interpretation (client) Public API (application) Pattern Matching (caching) Editorial (data) Reporting (near future) Quite possibly nonsense
    • Feeding the story
    • Thank you
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/2920083506 http://www.flickr.com/photos/yashh/2834617697/ http://www.aaronland.net/basementboy/ http://www.mirrorproject.com http://www.mirrorproject.com/by/artboy http://flickr.com/photos/straup/2413601449/ http://www.aaronland.info/nytimes/related/ http://code.flickr.com/blog/2008/10/30/the-shape-of-alpha/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevincollins/446759634/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/330500781 features are not “products” http://www.flickr.com/photos/norby/407620068/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/atc/103174228/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/3190491518/ how it works http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/3233781401/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/328341800/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/192184337/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/wafer/2534333174/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/73244196/ choose your poison http://www.flickr.com/photos/revdancatt/370024049/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/3178465288/ http://www.aaronland.info/talks/#where08 the mastro why am I telling you this? http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/2362170408/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kellan/2883459596/ my dinner with hamster http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/3180283176/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/3171285346/ http://rocketstrikes.iamnear.net/ quite possibly bullshit, really http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/2368376951/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/straup/381894147/