The Milgram experiments revealed a number of exploitable weaknesses in human psychology. Matt Knox talks about those weaknesses, their exploitation, consequences, and aftermath.
Matt Knox (http://www.mattknox.com/) is a programmer in New York City who works with lisp/scheme, rails, and a few other languages for fun and profit.
FutureRuby isn't a Ruby conference, but a conference for Rubyists. This is a call to order - a congress of the curious characters that drew us to this community in the first place. We have a singular opportunity to express a long-term vision, a future where Ruby drives creativity and prosperity without being dampened by partisan politics.