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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@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 20:00:50 GMT
I'm not in favor of power-point-poisoning in general, not to worry.

On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Ross Gardler
<rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> No slides - they kill interaction with the audience.
>
> Of course if you prefer to use slides, its your session now.
>
> Sent from a mobile device, please excuse mistakes and brevity
> On 16 Feb 2013 18:00, "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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