Who is José Valim? @josevalim An open source developer, a speaker, a musician and an entrepreneur. I’m co-founder and lead developer at Plataforma Tecnologia – a development and consultancy company focused on Ruby and Rails, based in Brazil – and a Rails Core Team member. I am happily living in Kraków with my wife!
Who is Chad Fowler? I’m a husband, programmer, musician, learner, teacher, author, (spoken) language enthusiast, recent fitness junkie, and aspiring retiree. I am CTO for InfoEther by day a director for Ruby Central, for which I co-organize the official Ruby and Rails conferences. I also teach for Pragmatic Studio with Dave Thomas of the Pragmatic [...]
Who’s Derek Sivers? Entrepreneur, writer, musician, programmer. People know me most for founding CD Baby, but more recently for my TED talks and articles at sivers.org. I’m a passionate learner and experimenter, driven to understand life better, and share what I learn. I judge myself by how much useful stuff I’ve created.
Who is Pete Brown? I’m a father of two, woodworker, railfan, author, Commodore C64 fan, and a Community Program Manager at Microsoft. In my role at Microsoft, I work on Scott Hanselman’s team with a focus on the WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, Windows, and other “code on the client” developer communities. I try to [...]
Who is Alex Payne? I’m a software developer, programmer, engineer, or whatever you want to call the thing where you write code all day and dream about code all night and get paid for it. I’ve been programming professionally since I was too young to legally hold a work permit. I love what I do. [...]