Ignite Denver 8: Geeks, Please Enact The Prime Directive

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My Ignite Denver talk, "Geeks, Please Enact The Prime Directive" - a trip through Star Trek, Technology, and how we're screwing up our future.

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Ignite Denver 8: Geeks, Please Enact The Prime Directive

  1. 1. Enact The Prime Directive By Nick Armstrong - The Geek Superhero @ImNickArmstrong The Principle of Non-Interference with Lesser-Developed Cultures. O’REILLY
  2. 2. Broken Computer Evaluate attractiveness of Yes Fixable No Illogical. person making ? request There’s a loophole in the Prime Directive which allows Geeks tocorrect the wrongs of introducing a primitive culture to advanced technology before they are ready for it. O’REILLY
  3. 3. The Loophole In Action O’REILLY
  4. 4. How The Hell Did This Happen? O’REILLY
  5. 5. Trek Tech #1: The iPad O’REILLY
  6. 6. Trek Tech #2: The Headset O’REILLY
  7. 7. Trek Tech #3:Communicator O’REILLY
  8. 8. Trek Tech #4: Universal Translator O’REILLY
  9. 9. Trek Tech #5: The Massive Computer Library O’REILLY
  10. 10. Trek Tech #6: Sliding Doors O’REILLY
  11. 11. Trek Tech #7: The Best Computers Available O’REILLY
  12. 12. Trek Tech #8: Cloning O’REILLY
  13. 13. Trek Tech #9: Lieutenant Commander Data O’REILLY
  14. 14. Trek Tech #10: Nano Technology O’REILLY
  15. 15. Stop The Madness O’REILLY
  16. 16. We Haven’t GoneCompletely Wrong No, Really. O’REILLY
  17. 17. We’ve Got Wil WheatonAnd Takei... And Shatner... O’REILLY
  18. 18. O’REILLY
  19. 19. http://xkcd.com/214/ O’REILLY
  20. 20. Nick Armstrong @ImNickArmstrongIAmNickArmstrong.com O’REILLY

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