Re: [lsug] Beyond Dojos

From: Richard D.
Sent on: Friday, November 18, 2011 11:05 AM
Great idea: sounds fun. 

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On Friday, 18 November 2011 at 10:03, Andy Hicks wrote:

> Hi Pawel/all
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> As it was coming up to december/xmas I wasn't planning a normal 'skillsmatters talk evening' so this could be a good time to do something different. 
> 
> How about trying to get somewhere like the Shooting Star (ie it has a projector) and have an evening of Lightning Talks and beer. 
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> andy
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> On 18 November[masked]:52,­ Cristian Vrabie <[address removed] (mailto:[address removed])> wrote:
> > Lightning Talks could be interesting. I for one I'm all for it.
> > If you need speakers, lately I've been playing with Lift and learning to customise CRUDify so that could be a nice subject to start with being quite easy to follow and useful at times.
> > Cheers,
> > Cristian V.
> > 
> > On 18 Nov 2011, at 09:27, Pawel Krupinski wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi.
> > > 
> > > I was wondering if it makes sense to organize LSUG Lightning Talks.
> > > What are lightning talks you ask? It's a meeting format where people
> > > give 5-minute presentations followed by questions.
> > > You can do rants, present a technology, methodology or talk about some
> > > other presentation or conference you attended or show off your side
> > > project.
> > > If you have a topic you would like to present, post it here, so we
> > > know how many people are interested in presenting.
> > > Maybe we should try to organize the lightning talks together with LJC
> > > or Clojure user group under the umbrella of functional programming?
> > > 
> > > Another idea is having meeting with just discussions, similar to
> > > London Software Craftsmanship Round Table. Maybe we could start it
> > > with lightning talks and do the discussions followed by pub after.
> > > That's what they do.
> > > 
> > > If you have any other ideas for LSUG, let the community know, I'm
> > > certainly not the only one with ideas and time. :P
> > > 
> > > Cheers
> > > Pawel
> > > 
> > > 
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