David Heinemeier Hansson

Creator of Ruby on Rails. Cofounder of Basecamp & HEY. Best selling author. Le Mans class-winning driver. Antitrust advocate.

The Guardian article: ‘Risks posed by AI are real’

Article by The Guardian about how the EU moves to beat the algorithms that ruin lives. This highlights a tweet by David in November 2019 when Apple a launched credit card offering his wife a credit limit 20 times lower than his own.


Google, Facebook, Amazon - The rise of the mega-corporations

DW Documentary created this video on the the rise of the mega-corporations. David is featured and discusses his experiences in the legal system with Apple.

We've set the video to start where David speaks (around 16 minutes in). To see the full video click rewind to watch it from the start.

This tweet is in Danish


The founder's gamble

Rework - SMB Book of the Month, The Ascent

Everybody loses when legitimate power isn't exercised


Either/or with Mr Spaceman

RailsConf 2020 CE - Keynote Interview with DHH

Rails Conf 2012 Keynote: Progress by DHH

Watch David's keynote speech at Rails Conf 2012.


RailsConf is the world’s largest and longest-running gathering of Ruby on Rails enthusiasts, practitioners, and companies. Rails Conf run every year since 2006. The event is organised by the team at Ruby Central and assisted by a team of volunteers. For more information on RailsConf including upcoming events in May and June 2022, please see RailsConf.org

RailsConf 2019 - Opening Keynote by DHH

RailsConf 2018: Opening Keynote: FIXME by DHH

RailsConf 2017: Opening Keynote by DHH

RailsConf 2014 - Keynote: Writing Software by DHH

RailsConf 2011, David Heinemeier Hansson


RailsConf 2010: David Heinemeier Hansson


RailsConf 2009 - Keynote: The Great Surplus by DHH

RailsConf Europe 08: David Heinemeier Hansson (37signals)

RailsConf 2006 - Keynote: Resources on Rails by DHH