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* The Node.js talk from Brian Ford inspired us with some interesting readings to check out (such as the "Thinking Fast and Slow" book) and the importance of leveraging communities outside of JavaScript, such as the experiences of the Ruby community. He then had many concerns about Node.js repeating concurrency mistakes that Ruby had made. *Though I think I mainly left there with only some good book suggestions -- it felt like it ended abruptly since there was no time for questions (since presentation went long) and no specific next steps on how to avoid said concerns.*
-* One of the **most inspiration** talks was 19-year-old James Whelton's "Changing the world one CoderDojo at a time". [CoderDojo](http://coderdojo.com/about-us/) is "a movement of free coding clubs for young people". Check out their site for a lot of inspiration and how to start a club yourself. Also turns out that JavaScript has been a very accessible language to use -- it requires no setup, is available everywhere, fun to work with, and can even land you a job down the road.
+* One of the **most inspirational** talks was 19-year-old James Whelton's "Changing the world one CoderDojo at a time". [CoderDojo](http://coderdojo.com/about-us/) is "a movement of free coding clubs for young people". Check out their site for a lot of inspiration and how to start a club yourself. Also turns out that JavaScript has been a very accessible language to use -- it requires no setup, is available everywhere, fun to work with, and can even land you a job down the road.
* Jacob Thornton's "Brûlons les musées" talk was also very entertaining, and you'll need to see the video. He led up to the power of the JavaScript community getting together more specifically around creating specs/tests (versus primarily getting together around an implementation), which then offer flexibility and healthy competition when implementing libraries that meet those specs. His example was creating Hogan.js, which is some ways was a rewrite of Mustache.js. The improvements were possible by leveraging the Mustache tests. Then Mustache was able to make improvements. By using the specs, separate projects were able to code and optimize independently.
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## Boot2Gecko Phone
-In the evening, I finally had a chance to play with Mozilla's Boot2Gecko phone and built a simple sample app [https://github.com/briangershon/accelo](https://github.com/briangershon/accelo). I was able to install as part of the Gaia install process, but didn't have luck yet setting it up to install as a stand-alone app. Though since the app is solely HTML/CSS/JS the app works just fine by visiting the site [http://accelo.evolvingbits.com/accelo/](http://accelo.evolvingbits.com/accelo/) on Boot2Gecko (or it works on my Macbook Pro too which apparently sends accelerometer events). However when viewing on iOS, the accelerometer events seem to be reversed, so not sure which device implementation is off.
+In the evening, I finally had a chance to play with Mozilla's Boot2Gecko phone and built a simple app. In [Accelo](https://github.com/briangershon/accelo) the JSConf logo floats around the screen and moves as you tilt the phone.
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+Development was fairly smooth and I was able to install my app as part of the Gaia update/install process, but didn't have luck yet setting it up to install as a stand-alone app.
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+Albeit since the app is solely HTML/CSS/JS it works just fine by visiting the site [http://accelo.evolvingbits.com/accelo/](http://accelo.evolvingbits.com/accelo/) on the Boot2Gecko phone (or even works on my Macbook Pro which apparently sends accelerometer events). However when viewing on iOS, the accelerometer events seem to be reversed, so not sure which implementation is off.
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