Lightning talks, and not…

Lightning talks seem scary, but are in fact one of the best ways to introduce yourself to public speaking in general. Once you can do one of these, you can easily relax some of the rules for longer presentations.

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More Moore’s Law

At the SoCal Python meeting on October 30th, I’m going to address in greater detail what I think developers are going to need to worry about in a post-Moore’s Law world, and why we need to be better engineers.

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Musk Mea Culpa

Will this get Tesla to where they need to be? It’s impossible to say, but it’s a move in the right direction and an unexpected degree of modesty from an organization that until now has thrived on hubris.

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Raspberry Pi Cluster, part 1

I’ve recently submitted a conference talk proposal titled “Can you do it on a Raspberry Pi?” Now I’m out to prove not only that you can learn most things this way, but that you will learn them better¬†this way.

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SCaLE 16x Open Data Presentation: not really happy

I got good feedback on the content if not the delivery, and some additional feedback about how to improve. So I think I’ll rework it and try again. Maybe at All Things Open later this year. I’ll also make sure to practice more in advance so my delivery is more natural, more dynamic and more polished.

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Promo for my SCaLE 16x talk

A promo video for my SCaLE 16x talk. This one features Mr. Spock and Flash the Linux Cat. As noted in my comments, pretty much all you need to know is that I named my cats Floppy and Flash.

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