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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 18:00:19 GMT
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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