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From Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Anyone able to give the "Can I depend on Software built By Volunteers?" talk in Portland?
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2013 01:32:47 GMT
@All, thanks for the pointers.
@Benson, will do, enjoy vacation.
Hadrian

On 02/13/2013 07:29 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
> Hadrian,
>
> I'm going to be on vacation next week. On the other hand, the time
> slot is on Thursday AM. So I'd propose tuning this up over beer on
> site.
>
> --benson
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din
> <nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:23 AM, Ross Gardler
>> <rgardler@opendirective.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I gave it in Vancouver and wherever was before that (Atlanta?). Nour, gave
>>> it in Sinsheim with his own twist. One thing that has remained constant
>>> throughout has been the interactive nature of the session, i.e. spend ten
>>> minutes setting the scene then guide the audience through the topic by
>>> inviting questions and comments from the floor (I really don't like
>>> "lecture" style presentations). Delivering a session like this requires a
>>> certain amount of "on the feet" thinking, as well as a few stooges in he
>>> audience to help keep it lively.
>>>
>>> The min theme of the session, as I gave it, is captured in a blog post at
>>>
>>> http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/apache-asserts/2012/05/apache-openoffice-can-i-depend-on-software-built-by-volunteers/index.htm
>>
>>
>> Totally agree with what Ross has mentioned. Having an interactive talk is
>> much more fun and more attractive to the attendees.
>>
>> Ross, kindly, gave me a great chance to give this talk in Sienshein. The
>> only thing I added is to try to give a show case like scenario using the
>> attendees them selves. IIRC, Ross liked the idea but the case itself was
>> not a good example. He
>> mentioned some people made research in that area and they have a good case
>> using which the show can be better.
>>
>> @Ross: I hope you still remember that :) as you promised to give me
>> links/pointers about that research
>>
>> @Benson and @Hadrian: Good luck :)
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Ross
>>>
>>>
>>> On 13 February 2013 22:55, Nick Burch <nick@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, 13 Feb 2013, Hadrian Zbarcea wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Ross I think you delivered it in Vancouver. Do you happen to have some
>>>>> slides we could use as a starting point?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Ross gave it in Vancouver:
>>>> http://na11.apachecon.com/**talks/19420<
>>> http://na11.apachecon.com/talks/19420>
>>>>
>>>> Nour gave it in Sinsheim:
>>>> http://www.apachecon.eu/**schedule/presentation/176/<
>>> http://www.apachecon.eu/schedule/presentation/176/>
>>>>
>>>> The Sinsheim talk ought to be here (but doesn't seem to be....)
>>>> http://archive.apachecon.com/**eu2012/presentations/07-**
>>>> Wednesday/PR-Community/<
>>> http://archive.apachecon.com/eu2012/presentations/07-Wednesday/PR-Community/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The Vancouver talk ought to be here (but doesn't seem to be....)
>>>> http://archive.apachecon.com/**na2011/presentations/09-**
>>>> Wednesday/C-Business/<
>>> http://archive.apachecon.com/na2011/presentations/09-Wednesday/C-Business/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Ross, Nour - any chance you could add your missing presentation slides to
>>>> svn so they appear where they're supposed to be? :)
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Nick
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
>>> Programme Leader (Open Development)
>>> OpenDirective http://opendirective.com
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Thanks
>> - Mohammad Nour
>> ----
>> "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
>> - Albert Einstein

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