Well a bit more preparation on my side would have certainly helped. So the summary is
-A live lab with outside participants is not easy, but possible. Adobe connect is a hard tool to work with. Perhaps there should always be one person controlling it as the host. I dare not use Adobe connect any more. I have some how survived this time with bruises.
-Examples that cover the content with a dataset is the key. Some thing that follows a trail and also with a running app.
-The Neo4j tools that we used are not very friendly for a lab/large screen context. The ne4j-shell has control character problems and neo4j-console is not optimized for large fonts.
-As a presenter (note to self) one must thoroughly use the language being presented. Otherwise answering good questions becomes tricky.
Overall I think it was a good exercise where people typed. It's easy to just view a presentation or webinar but typing requires work. I hope that as a result more people start using Cypher.
0 · June 21, 2012