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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 Sat, 16 Feb 2013 19:17:56 GMT
Maybe we can find some interesting stats and/or trivia.
Hadrian

On 02/16/2013 02:02 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
> Ah, big fun. Preparation definitely a Job for Beer!
>
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din
> <nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>>     In my case it was an interactive one and didn't use any slides
>>
>> Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S3
>> Apologies for any typos
>> On Feb 16, 2013 7:00 PM, "Benson Margulies" <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Are there some, well, slides?
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 8:32 PM, Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbarcea@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> @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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