Speaking at SunnyConf

SunnyConfI just received word today that I was accepted as a speaker for SunnyConf, Arizona’s first Ruby conference, which will be held September 25, 2010. I’ll be giving a talk on “Leveraging Rails to Build Facebook Applications.” This is version 2.0 of the talk, incorporating major changes that were announced by Facebook at their F8 conference in April.

Twitter Problems

I just got “rate-limited” doing a search on Twitter for #RubyNation. This was the first time I’ve used Twitter in the past week because I’ve been busy with multiple projects. It’s also, by extension, the first and only search I’ve done in the past week. I have to say that either Twitter’s search is broken, or their algorithm for identifying people who need to be rate-limited is totally FUBAR.

Note: It turned out to be a widespread Twitter problem.