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Talk is cheap

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"The way to a kilometer deep and half a meter wide grave"

This talk is about avoiding some mistakes we usually make when discussing about technology.

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Talk is cheap

  1. 1. Talk is cheap. IT tale by an embittered storyteller #talkischeaphttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/es/
  2. 2. #talkischeap
  3. 3. Pedro González Serrano (aka NITEMAN) Performance and process consultant Sysadmin 10,5 years working with Drupal @NITEMAN_es http://niteman.es #talkischeap
  4. 4. Ladies and gentlemen... I guess that takes in most of you #talkischeap
  5. 5. Once upon a time… #talkischeap
  6. 6. ...and fortunately we are not Alone in the dark... #talkischeap
  7. 7. BUT #talkischeap
  8. 8. …I have no illusions. I lost them on my travels #talkischeap
  9. 9. WHY? #talkischeap
  10. 10. Why do we talk and blog more about desires rather than realities? #talkischeap
  11. 11. STOP making-up reality #talkischeap
  12. 12. #talkischeap
  13. 13. Why do we fear to recognize our doubts, fails or lack of expertise? #talkischeap
  14. 14. be brave, open and frank #talkischeap
  15. 15. #talkischeap
  16. 16. Why do we hide the problems under the carpet? #talkischeap
  17. 17. be suspicious about perfection #talkischeap
  18. 18. Why are we so uncritical with things we read/view/listen? #talkischeap
  19. 19. take everything with a grain of salt #talkischeap
  20. 20. Why do we follow trends in our technical decisions? Overlay anyone? #talkischeap
  21. 21. don’t be a sheep #talkischeap
  22. 22. #talkischeap
  23. 23. Why do we take so short-sighted / short-term decisions? #talkischeap
  24. 24. always look beyond #talkischeap
  25. 25. #talkischeap
  26. 26. Why do we jump into The Next Big Thing wagon hoping it will solve our lives? GraphQL anyone? #talkischeap
  27. 27. don’t be a fashion victim don’t be a magpie #talkischeap
  28. 28. It’s not a game! Is there still room for hope? #talkischeap
  29. 29. SO #talkischeap
  30. 30. install your brain #talkischeap
  31. 31. know thyself #talkischeap
  32. 32. and let’s talk... … in the end it’s cheap #talkischeap
  33. 33. So long and thanks for all the fish! http://bit.ly/NITEMAN-talkischeap #talkischeap
  34. 34. Image credits https://www.flickr.com/photos/itspaulkelly/4473962955 http://www.flickr.com/photos/23495784@N08/3118310110/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jouni_k_seppanen/3873206915 https://www.flickr.com/photos/jouni_k_seppanen/3873207123 http://orioto.deviantart.com/art/Speleology-s-Friends-116165451 https://www.flickr.com/photos/jouni_k_seppanen/3873207753 http://www.artbybones.com/port%20Lemmings%20vs%20Escher.htm

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