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Re: [nycpython] Lightning talks?

From: David C.
Sent on: Monday, October 18, 2010 2:07 PM
Andrey, you're number 5, so we'll stop there.  Mike T, you're number 6
and so will be a backup in case anyone cancels.

Thank you everyone for volunteering and making our meeting on
Wednesday even better.

Really looking forward to seeing you there!

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Andrey Fedorov <[address removed]> wrote:
> I'd love to give a talk on a really simple parsing library I've been working
> on.
> - Andrey
>
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 1:46 PM, David Christian <[address removed]>
> wrote:
>>
>> Great I believe that's 4*! ?One extra point I'll mention is that 5
>> minutes goes by much faster than you'd think, so it's good to focus on
>> a few things that get at the kernel of what you want people to know -
>> with 5 minutes, you're trying to introduce a topic and get people
>> excited about it, not make them experts.
>>
>> Also, I'll give you notice when you have 2 minutes and 1 minute left,
>> so you can adjust how much you're going to cover based on that too.
>>
>> D
>>
>> (Or 5, if someone volunteers to give Steve's reminder talk)
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Michelle Gill
>> <[address removed]> wrote:
>> > I'm new to the group, so I don't have much experience with lightning
>> > talks.
>> >
>> > That said... I've been using the OpenOpt package to setup a binary
>> > integer optimization for my research and would be happy to talk about what
>> > I've been doing.
>> >
>> > Michelle
>> >
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>> > Palmer Laboratory
>> > Columbia University Medical Center
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>> > On Oct 18, 2010, at 12:14 PM, David Christian wrote:
>> >
>> >> Does anybody have a lightning talk they'd like to give on Wednesday? ?A
>> >> lightning talk is a quick (<5 minutes) and informal way for you to share a
>> >> new trick you've learned, a library you're excited about, lessons learned
>> >> from a conference you went to, a problem you're having, or anything else you
>> >> think would be of interest to your fellow python people. ?Slides are not
>> >> necessary, demos are welcome, but you don't have to use a computer if you
>> >> don't need it for your talk.
>> >>
>> >> The only rules are as follows:
>> >> * 5 minutes only. ?You'll be cut off at that point
>> >> * no "we are hiring pitches" - we have a hiring section for that
>> >> * no questions after - we leave those till the end of the evening to
>> >> keep things moving.
>> >>
>> >> So, are you in? ?It's a lot of fun! ?Just send me an email to sign up -
>> >> we will have space for 5.
>> >>
>> >> D
>> >> --------
>> >> David Christian
>> >> Google, Inc.
>> >> NYC Python Organizer
>> >>
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