Understanding FUD

By Mark Bates

Talk Abstract

FUD is everywhere. You can’t escape it. It’s in our advertising, our politics, and most frightening of all, our code!

Talk Description

FUD is everywhere. You can’t escape it. It’s in our advertising, our politics, and most frightening of all, our code!

In this talk we are going to learn how to understand FUD. We’ll delve deep into the psychology behind FUD. We’ll learn how to recognize it. We’ll learn how to stop FUD right in its tracks.

FUD can kill a community, a framework, a library. It can prevent good people from speaking up. It can hurt people. Let’s all learn how to put an end to this beast in improve all of our lives in the process.