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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 Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:29:13 GMT
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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