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Transcript of Make.Good.Code
What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.
- Steve Jobs (1980)
We used to dream about this stuff. Now we
get to build it. It's pretty great.
- Steven Jobs (2004)
As programming becomes more important, it will leave the back room and become a key skill and attribute of our top intellectual and social classes, just as reading and writing did in the past.”
- Marc Prensky
Technology is the most
powerful force in the world.
capacity to cause change
What future we wish ?
Johan Janssens, Belgium
We are creating a blueprint
– a design for our
Program or be programmed
"Pursue something so important that even
if you fail, the world is better off with
you having tried."
Free software means collaboration
Pirates are driven by altruism, reputation and experience. No boundaries, rules nor regulations can stop them. Pirates created the web, it will be pirates who continue to shape it’s future wherever that might be.
“Free software doesn’t improve by use, advocacy, mindshare, by having 10 million users. It improves by
participation, collaboration and
Are you a pirate ?
Program or be programmed -
A story on punk, pirates and freedom
Programming is expressing and translating a desire to a machine that can do simple calculations very fast but doesn't have any clue of what the intention behind it is.
A space where ideas can have sex
of code on github.com
Low level languages
The World Wide Web
"The most important thing that was new was the idea of
URI-or URL, that any piece of information anywhere should
have an identifier, which will allow you to get hold of it."
- Tim Berners Lee
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.
- Tim Berners Lee
aka "the cloud"