Groupon tries to recruit the creator of Rails.
“Remember all the things that were supposed to kill the HTML/JS web? Java. Flash. Silverlight. All dead or dead men walking.”
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“I think every software shop today should take another look at the hybrid approach.”
“As people wake up to the damage wrought by having an addictive computer in your pocket, I predict the desktop computer will see a renaissance. A computer fixed to the desk in a separate room sounds like just the healthy separation we need.”
“Email is the next big thing. We’re finally realizing just how precious these open standards were all along. Your way around walled-garden parasites goes through email.”
“The web is the greatest software platform the world has ever seen. No permissions, no masters, readable source code. Let’s protect the heritage, work in its service, and remind ourselves just what a marvel it all really is.”
“The quickest way to ruin the productivity of a small company is to have it adopt the practices of a large company.”
“Programmers spend far too much time worrying about whether their stack will scale up, and far too little addressing the real danger of whether it can scale down.”