Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: speaking

Shameless self-promotion January 29th, 2008

I’ve got a couple of sweet upcoming speaking/teaching gigs coming up, and now I’m going to pimp them out. If you’re not down with self-promotion, you should read no further. February 22-23 I’ll be speaking at Journalism 3G, a symposium on technology and journalism at Georgia Tech. I’ll be part of a roadmaps session wherein I get to pontificate about the future of journalism and the cool tech on the horizon.…

Snakes on the Web September 4th, 2009

A talk given at PyCon Argentina and PyCon Brazil, 2009. Web development sucks. It’s true: web development, at its worst, is difficult, repetitive, and boring. The tools we have suck. At best, they make web development slightly less painful, but we’re a long way from making web development awesome. The history of web development tools is a history of trying to solve this problem. It’s a history of asking, “how can we make this suck less?…