…about "the movies." Abstract motion-graphics coded inand posted on Vimeo, that's "cyberpunk." You don't wanna make movies that are about guys with computers. You want to use digital composition to seize control of the means of producing cinema. And then do it all yourself! That's "punk." Hollywood product is commerce, it's about fanboy culture.
While it's certainly very likely that monied elites will find ways to …
…also local speakers you may not have seen before. The topics were very diverse and the talks were enlightening. We also had a variety of workshops, and afterwards people socialized and explored the city it was hosted in.
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We hope to see you there!
Posted by Andrew Grimm on 4 Oct 2013
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Keith Perhac and I are back with the 5th epsiode of the Kalzumeus podcast.
Keith and I both have experience working as consultants in software development and online marketing. People often ask us how to transition away from the feast-or-famine nature of freelancing, where you do very well when you're delivering engagements and getting them paid quickly, and then do very poorly when work dries up or you have invoice collection issues. One way to improve on this is building recurring …
…watching people make things, and I doubly love hearing their passion for whatever it is they're making. Even more enlightening, this is a very international series. It's not all hipster shops in San Francisco, Portland, and Brooklyn; it's everywhere.
This is delightful stuff.
How coffee is made in a colorful shop in another country, shot in the " Vimeo style" (is this a thing?): that will always get me.
* Scrolling and animations
* Adaptive layouts
* Touch events
* And more
Although it doesn't support as many mobile operating systems as PhoneGap, Sencha Touch supports the key players of iOS and Android. They also make deploying to Android easier by providing a support matrix for a number of Android …
…computation over differently priced compute resources. This isn't just a false economy either. Vimeo saves up to 50% on their video transcoding bill by intelligently playing the spot, reserved, and on-demand markets. If you are ready for some advanced reindeer games then take a look at Vimeo where they explain their thinking. Even if you don't like their rules, it's the strategy that matters. This presentation was from 2011, so it would be interesting … transcoding
…detection/recognition app with. to code, slides, and the Vimeo video within.
If you need to calculate an average user's rating or sum up a number of votes, consider using the 'activerecord-reputation-system' gem. Herecovers the basics and presents a from-scratch solution.
Libraries and Code …
…landed inand here's 's keynote to enjoy on Vimeo.
Geoffrey Grosenbach's Keynote
Let the always mellifluous murmurs of's Geoffrey Grosenbach wash over you in this 40 minute keynote.
Using Ruby to Craft and Beautiful Command Line Applications
Fromcomes a talk by Shishir Das and Nikhil Mungel about building elegant command line apps with Ruby (on systems, naturally). …
…hosted by the likes of celebrity )., , Foursquare, Vimeo, , , MMXINI that are attended by everyone in the industry (plus the occasional
The parties are definitely the best places to meet people and if there's someone you really want to say hello to you can usually stalk them on Gowalla or Twitter.
The Ginger Man was a local favourite for meeting up with designers and developers. And I was able to meet up with a client, …