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A talk by Charlotte Devs' own Tom Barcellona, and an attorney to boot! Get some insight on the magic of public speaking to impress your friends, clients, and shareholders*! Gain the confidence needed to give that tech talk you've always wanted to give*! Learn the secrets of speaking in front of others from somebody who speaks in front of others for a living! If you are worried about having to give your first talk, or looking to improve on your next one, this meetup will get you going in the right direction. * validity of claims has not been evaluated by Charlotte Devs, the FDA, or any other authorizing entity. Tom is making the move from trial lawyer to software developer. A former Assistant District Attorney with over 15 years of experience, he has always been an avid Linux user interested in software and server administration. He found himself using Python more and more to solve problems in the legal system, and decided to make the transition to full-time software developer. He brings with him the experience of over 80 jury trials including everything from murder to speeding. He also taught trial advocacy to other lawyers from across the country. In support of his experience, he has studied speaking, persuasion, and rhetoric for his entire career. His interests also include machine learning, InfoSec, and psychology.