When I look at the history of the greatest inventions, I find two important themes: they empowered people, and they empowered a lot of ‘em. Taken together, you get this kind of rudimentary formula of empowerment multiplied by scale.
The article is simply amazing. Go read the whole thing.
I’ve started planning version 3 of Kraken. I think it should use Sass. And that’s creating some challenges with the way the project is currently structured and my desire to keep it open and accessible to everyone.
Alcohol. Again, this is personal, but not everyone likes a piss-up. So, the after party should not necessarily be at a club where you can’t hear yourself think with as much free spirits as you can drink. Consider attendees may want to talk amongst themselves in a grown-up setting after a long day sat down. We’re not all party-animals.
Count me in that category. I’d gladly choose an after-party at a coffee house over one at a bar any day of the week.
Jason Santa Maria lobbies for less snark on the web. Reminds me a bit of Jason Fried’s advice to “give it five minutes.” As someone with a lot of opinions, it’s good to hear this advice every once in a while.