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Re: [ljc] Talks with animals

From: Martijn V.
Sent on: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 11:49 AM
Ah but that's why they're a threat!  No-one talks about them and so
they sneak their way into more an more talks every year, it's like
coat hangers I tell you....

On 3 July[masked]:47, Kevin Wright <[address removed]> wrote:
> The *greatest* threat?
>
> You could have chosen the rampant sexism, lack of women attendees, booth
> babes, quality of food, inaccessible pricing, geographic distribution,
> proportion of talks that are just thinly veiled adverts, etc, etc
>
> I had no idea that lolcats have now become such a serious issue that they've
> managed to top the list!
>
>
>
> On 3 July[masked]:51, Martijn Verburg <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> So I'm looking to do an Ignite talk on "the greatest threat to tech
>> conferences today" at Oscon.  Basically it's going to be a very
>> tongue in cheek presentation where I present 20 slides, each slide
>> containing:
>>
>> 1. The Speaker + a link to their talk
>> 2. The important point they were making
>> 3. The picture of the (probably cute & fluffy) animal
>> 4. How the animal ruined the message
>>
>> e.g. Something like "So here's X, talking about Y (note the link!), an
>> awesome <technology> for <this reason>,
>> important knowledge right?!  Well this particular <animal> came and
>> ruined that, <mini rant>"
>>
>> So if you've ever given a presentation with a cute and fluffy animal
>> then I'd like to grab the 4 points from you + a copy of the
>> picture.  Full accreditation etc of course!
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Martijn
>>
>>
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-- 
Cheers,
Martijn

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