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MagmaRails, and Enterprise Architecture with Rails

This year's MagmaRails, where I was cordially invited to speak alongside Dr Nic, Aaron Patterson, Ron Evans, Blake Mizerany, Les HillDaniel Fischer and many more talented speakers from Mexico and USA, went without a hitch in a beautiful Manzanillo Municipality, Colima, Mexico.

Organized by Crowd Interactive, this was by far one of my favorite conferences based on the amount of stuff learned, quality of personal interactions, general level of enjoyment, and also, of course, the drinking that went on with all the other fellow attendees and the speakers.  What a blast! Can't wait for the next one.

Meanwhile, I've revised my presentation that was originally conceived for SFROR meetup, with more clarity, and a whole new section on how to get things started up and move fast, based in part on an ongoing professional experience at Wanelo.com.

Here is the presentation!  Please leave comments for any feedback or suggestions.

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