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The Versatile World of GitHub

The Versatile World of GitHub

A presentation given to the Space Apps event attendees in Tampere, Finland. This is a showcase of all the different-than-just-code uses of GitHub in the wild. It include DNA, house maintenance, textbook writing, and 3D modeling.


Matthew McCullough

April 22, 2013

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  6. values creativity

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  8. Suomi

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  10. Easier to work together than alone

  11. Code

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  16. Make

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  19. – Arthur C. Clarke The difference between machines and human

    beings is that human beings can be reproduced by unskilled labor.
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  22. "You've got a little boy from out of town that

    would like a tour of the GitHub office. His name is Alexander. Do you have time?"
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  24. hubot: make me a sandwich

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  27. but can we have that?

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  30. Coordinate

  31. House on GitHub

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  33. Write

  34. Laws on GitHub

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  36. Books on GitHub

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  38. Explore

  39. DNA

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  41. Educate

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  43. Textbooks on GitHub

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  46. – Donella H. Meadows, Thinking in Systems: A Primer “Remember,

    always, that everything you know, and everything everyone knows, is only a model. Get your model out there where it can be viewed. Invite others to challenge your assumptions and add their own.”
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