"Walking into work one day, you see a raccoon in an embroidered vest carefully picking through some dumpsters. Startled, the raccoon shouts, 'Ack! No one is supposed to notice me!' before running away. Dumbfounded, you chase after them only to discover a magical world you never knew was right under your office..."
This talk is a choose-your-own-adventure, where you decide what you want to learn about Ruby's garbage collector!
Get an easy introduction to how garbage collection works, the clever performance optimizations used by Ruby, and even what the future might look like.