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
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    ´╗┐Nike drops boxer Manny Pacquiao in wake of anti 's latest disparaging comments about gays have cost him a contract with Nike.It may not be the only endorsement Pacquiao loses, even as he and promoter Bob Arum scramble to contain the damage done by a television interview in the Philippines in which the boxer said gay people "are worse than animals.""What he's saying is diametrically opposed to what I believe," said Arum, who is promoting Pacquiao's upcoming fight with nike eyeglasses Timothy Bradley. "I'm in favor of gay rights and same sex marriage. I'm apologetic personally to the gay movement in the United States."Nike issued a brief statement nike gym bag Wednesday saying it was severing its ties with the boxer over his comments about gays. The company said it no longer will have any business dealings with the boxer."We find 's comments abhorrent," the statement said. "Nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of the LGBT community."Pacquiao, a congressman who is now running for Senate in the Philippines, made the comments to a television station that was asking candidates about their views on same sex marriage."It's just common sense," Pacquiao said in the remarks posted online by the TV5 network. "Have you seen any animal having male to male or female to female relations?"Animals, he said, were better because they nike quarterly earnings recognize gender differences, and "if you have male to male or female to female (relationships), then people are worse than animals."Kyle Larson moves to backup car at DaytonaDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Kyle Larson switched to a backup car after being involved in a crash during Daytona 500 practice Wednesday.Larson was involved in a multi car accident in the second practice session, a pileup that occurred after Ty Dillion cracked an oil cooler between Turns 1 and 2 at Daytona International Speedway.Dillon spewed oil on the track and on other drivers' windshields, and as cars behind him tried to slow, two time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip ran into the back of Ryan Newman. Both cars spun, and Waltrip hit the outside wall. He was transported to the infield care center, evaluated and released.