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Episode #207 - September 20, 2011

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Starting with the International Ruby Standard, we talk about lightning fast zero downtime deployments with maintenance, web workings with Ruby, a video encoding stack, a Cucumber rant, and finish up with unobtrusive Giant Robots (which aren't really that unobtrusive).

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