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Lightning talk from RubyConf 2015.

Ideas are everywhere.

Some ideas are so crazy that it would be absolutely, totally, and in
all other ways inconceivable that they could ever work. We almost
always reject these ideas out-of-hand.

Why do we reject the inconceivable ideas? Should we? What happens if we don't?

Randy Coulman

November 16, 2015

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