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Crimes Against Humanity, Writ Small



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 ( is a programmer in New York City who works with lisp/scheme, rails, and a few other languages for fun and profit.

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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.

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Jul 22, 2009