↑«Why is 37signals so arrogant?». Consultado el 6 de mayo de 2009. «Yes, they are arrogant -- and proud of it(...)But the disdain they show for their customers is not just arrogance: it is selfishness. The solution is not ignorance of the needs of your customers. Their approach is both arrogant and selfish.».
«JRuby performance benchmark». Consultado el 6 de mayo de 2009. «David Heinemeier Hansson is rude and arrogant. At least that’s what he claimed in his keynote, displaying the dictionary definition of “arrogant” and saying “Well, yes”; then the next slide said “Fuck You”. We’ll see;».
↑ ab«The Brash Boys at 37signals Will Tell You: Keep it Simple, Stupid». wired.com. 25 de febrero de 2008. Archivado desde el original el 9 de febrero de 2013. Consultado el 6 de mayo de 2009. «Critics had been saying that Rails wasn't versatile enough, that it couldn't handle large amounts of traffic, and that Hansson himself was arrogant. "Arrogant is usually something you hurl at somebody as an insult," Hansson said. "But when I actually looked it up — having an aggravated sense of one's own importance or abilities' — I thought, sure.».
↑«Rails creator on Java and other 'junk'». infoworld.com. 31 de agosto de 2007. Consultado el 6 de mayo de 2009. «JRuby is a great way to open the conversation with enterprises by saying, You don't have to throw out all this "junk" you've accumulated over the years, Ruby is just an incremental piece you can put in. (...). The majority of Ruby on Rails users out there are people who go straight to Ruby on Rails, they don't have junk in the trunk.».
↑David Heinemeier Hansson (27 de abril de 2009). «Alpha male programmers aren't keeping women out». Archivado desde el original el 15 de septiembre de 2009. Consultado el 3 de septiembre de 2009. «I just can't get into the argument that women are being kept out of programming because the male programmer is such a testosterone-powered alpha specimen of our species».
↑«Projects on the Move». el original el 15 de febrero de 2010. Consultado el 3 de septiembre de 2009. «Rails developer David Heinemeier Hansson posted to Twitter, “I’d much rather we went with beautiful women for the filler stock art. Works in ads.” Heinemeier Hansson doesn’t seem to understand that very few people are likely to feel comfortable in a community where they are only expected to play the role of human advertising material. The insensitivity that Ruby VIPs demonstrate in the face of numerous, anonymous comments online helps illustrate one of the major reasons for the marginal participation of women at open source community events.».