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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: [APACHECON] Question about Lightning Talks
Date Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:07:56 GMT
Another important reason to forbid slides is that one point of lightning
talks is to offer the stage to people that would not otherwise give a talk.
Thus, keeping the bar as low as possible encourages people to step up who
haven't necessarily prepared anything ahead of time.
On Jun 12, 2016 10:03, "Marvin Humphrey" <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 6:37 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> > So why No Slides?
> >
> > Mostly it's to prevent the switch-out of laptops which
> > causes delays. This was back when the timer-app was run on
> > my laptop on the podium. Since we do this differently now,
> > we may consider a change ;)
>
> How about one slide?
>
> * Possible to queue with no delay (depending on projection rig and
>   availability of support staff)
> * No fiddling with presentation tools.
> * Encourage presenters to be concise.
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>

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