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Rewriting the Apocalypse

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* How is the Internet of Things like knitting?
* Is the Perl community bigger on the inside?
* And is surviving the apocalypse just a question of being in the right universe at the right time?

Let's travel 100 years into the future to answer all these questions and more.

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Rewriting the Apocalypse

  1. 1. Rewriting the Apocalypseosfameron, London Perl Workshop, 8thNov 2014 www.flickr.com/photos/turatti/6726041123
  2. 2. © Marc Johns, www.marcjohns.com/blog/2009/12/hype.html
  3. 3. en.wikipedia.org 1.2 million BC 1960s-70s
  4. 4. $1500* *CPI Adjusted to 2008, original price: $900 1989 www.flickr.com/photos/olsenweb/525567429 Info borrowed from Mike Kuniavsky –www.orangecone.com
  5. 5. $0.50 2010 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:New_Wispa_Bar.jpg Info borrowed from Mike Kuniavsky –www.orangecone.com
  6. 6. drblack.posterous.com/followme-from-colossus-to-raspberry-pi
  7. 7. arduino.cc
  8. 8. uk.farnell.com/connectors
  9. 9. yapc.eu
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  11. 11. book.roomofthings.com
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  13. 13. www.flickr.com/photos/howardlake/2969641664
  14. 14. github.com/perl
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  16. 16. www.flickr.com/photos/gugod/14845416077
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  24. 24. www.makerfaireuk.com/2014/04/03/spotlight-on-agnes-roboknit
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  26. 26. knitting.about.com/od/troubleshooting/a/mistakes_2.htm
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  28. 28. justinhileman.info/article/changing-history
  29. 29. medium.com/@thezerobit/python-3-is-killing-python-5d2ad703365d
  30. 30. trubzi.com
  31. 31. www.liz.nl/AStateOfPerl6YAPCEU.pdf www.flickr.com/photos/wendyga/8258024514
  32. 32. made with timeline.knightlab.com
  33. 33. “DoweknowhowwewantPerl5tolooklike5-10yearsfromnow?” -SawyerX www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2014/09/msg219234.html
  34. 34. “It'shardtopredictwhatlifewillbelikeinahundredyears. Thereareonlyafewthingswecansaywithcertainty.Weknowthateveryonewilldriveflyingcars…” -Paul Graham, 2003 www.paulgraham.com/hundred.html
  35. 35. “TherearesomestunninglynovelideasinPerl,forexample.Manyarestunninglybad,butthat'salwaystrueofambitiousefforts.” -Paul Graham, 2003 www.paulgraham.com/hundred.html
  36. 36. “Atitscurrentrateofmutation, GodknowswhatPerlmightevolveintoinahundredyears.” -Paul Graham, 2003 www.paulgraham.com/hundred.html
  37. 37. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Death_of_Leonardo_da_Vinci
  38. 38. fc02.deviantart.net/fs50/f/2009/315/9/5/The_TARDIS__Da_Vinci_style_by_madnesslab.jpg
  39. 39. image edits by larsen
  40. 40. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29278394@N00/6836803754
  41. 41. www.flickr.com/photos/hobbified/668680956
  42. 42. ©www.flickr.com/photos/dorward/6343436823
  43. 43. Environment Agency
  44. 44. © Robert Graves and Didier Madoc-Jones aerial photograph by Jason Hawkes
  45. 45. 2014 2114
  46. 46. 2014 2114 LPW
  47. 47. 2014 2114 LPW
  48. 48. 2014 2114 LPW git gc
  49. 49. 2014 2114 LPW
  50. 50. 2014 2114 LPW oops
  51. 51. 2014 2114 LPW floods genocide dystopia nuclear war yay!
  52. 52. 2014 2114 LPW floods genocide dystopia nuclear war yay!
  53. 53. safecast.org/tilemap
  54. 54. airqualityegg.com
  55. 55. www.slideshare.net/osfameron/adventures-in-civic-hacking
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  57. 57. www.flickr.com/photos/rossap/7619777396
  58. 58. www.vastavalo.fi/orava-kurre-poikanen-pieni-taukopaikalla-181212.htmlThank you for helping to prevent the apocalypse

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