Red Dirt RubyConf 2011

  • Keynote
    Aaron Patterson
    Open source contributions include:
    ARel, Nokogiri, and Mechanize
    Aaron Patterson - AT&T Interactive
  • Keynote
    Dr Nic Williams
    Open source contributions include:
    Hudson.rb, RoR Textmate Bundle, and ChocTop
    Dr Nic Williams - Engine Yard
  • Conference Themes
    nike presto 2.0
    to repeal HB2 or no championships through 2022 The clock is almost done ticking forNorth Carolina to save millions of dollars that could be lost as a result of no NCAA championship events being held in the state from 2018 2022. If the legislature does not repeal the controversial House Bill nike c size 2 by next week, the NCAA is making it clearthe state won't be considered. There have been many unsuccessful attempts to repeal the bill since September when the NCAA relocated its championship events because of its inclusive initiative, which came on the heels of the NBA relocating its All Star game from Charlotte. Despite losing millions from the removal of athletic events and concerts and despite then Gov. Pat McCrory, who signed the bill, being replaced by Democrat Roy Cooper, the GOP controlled legislature has still not rescinded the bill. Duke's second round game was essentially a road game playingagainst South Carolina, which rode a hometown crowd nike kids to pull off the biggest upset of the Dance so far. Coach Mike Krzyzewskireaffirmed his disdain for the bill before the tournament, saying:"I'm very sad, very disappointed about the whole thing, which apparently is something that's really, really hard to change. . But maybe we'll get there in the next century, I don't know. We'll see. "Look, it's a stupid thing. That's my political statement. If I was president or governor I'd get rid of (HB2). And I'd back up my promises. As unusual as that might be. Anyway, nike run club I don't want to get too political." The North Carolina Sports Association, which represents 27 counties across North Carolina that recruit and promote major sporting events,sent a letter to the state's legislaturesaying the state could lose an estimated $250 million in economic impact based on133 bids submitted to the NCAAby North Carolina cities, colleges and universities. The state of Texaslast voted to advance a bill similar to HB2 to the full Senate. Senate Bill 6 also requires bathroom usage according to an individual's "biological sex" at birth. Except the bill has a workaroundclause that would allow organizations like the NCAA or NFL Super Bowl LI was in Houston and the Women's Final Four is in Dallas to lease stadiums and enforce their own inclusive bathroom rules. The NCAA has no official statement on Texas' state legislature. However, the LGBT sports group Athlete Allyorganized more than 50 members of the athletic community including Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart and Martina Navratilova, to sign an open letter criticizing the Texas state legislature of SB6.