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Concealing Complexity: DevOps Dominates DrupalCon

The stand-out subjects of DrupalCon 2017 were those that cleverly conceal complexity underneath: Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and DevOps. When done right, people should barely notice the technology beneath the surface.

May 8, 2017 No Comments

Quick Take: DrupalCon Wednesday

There IS a coat check! I want to start with actionable, useful information. There is a coat check. The DrupalCon FAQ claims there isn’t a coat check, but evidence points to the contrary. There should be more outrage over this, but there we are playing it cool here on the ground. The keynote by Sara Wachter-Boettcher today was awesome. I want to dedicate more time to write about it than I have right now, so check back for “The Tuesday Keynote: Or why it doesn’t matter that Sara Wachter-Boettcher didn’t specifically talk about Drupal” (that title needs work). But from […]

May 12, 2016 No Comments

Quick Take: DrupalCon Tuesday

Community, Contributions, Cochon I am not gonna bury the lede here. You should go eat at Two Chicks Cafe for breakfast and Cochon for dinner. If you read my last post then you know that’s all that matters. Yelp reviews are still to be written (both 5 stars). With food out of the way we have time for just a quick update of the day. First, let’s talk community. Drupal brags about the Drupal Community™ a lot. If you were at todays pre-note then you will know it’s justified. From a short Bollywood lesson to listening to the Spicy Girls […]

May 11, 2016 No Comments

The Perfect DrupalCon

Don’t just eat the excellent second best ramen LA has to offer. Take your DrupalCon preparation seriously. I didn’t, and it got me delicious second rate ramen. I, like many of you, sometimes procrastinate. Sometimes I think, I’ll just “wing it”. I think planning all my meals, talks, and social events is optional. It’s not just not optional, it’s not enough. You need to over prepare.

May 4, 2016 No Comments