Allison Parrish: There is great beauty in applying scientific concepts (interpolation) and the scientific method to domains that we wouldn't normally think to (syntax, grammar, poetry).
Anjana Vakil: Language matters, and has historically evolved to meet the needs of its speakers; we need to be better at helping the language in the domain of computing evolve beyond where it is currently being held back.
Augie Fackler: API design can (and should) be decoupled from API implementation; this decoupling can provide a valuable articulation point that yields flexibility in the right areas without compromising on principles.
Elle Vargas: We need to embrace the technical neophytes (or Juniors) mindset in our organizations, because they are best equipped to bridge the gap between people with little to no technical background and experts; failure to do this leads to security compromises on the scale of the manipulation of democracy.
Gary Bernhardt: The technical community needs to be aware of the altruisti