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Lady Conference Speaker: Slides

Lady Conference Speaker: Slides

Once you get a conference talk selected, you’ll want to put together the talk. There are speakers who can give entire talks without any visual aids, but most of the rest of us count on having some pictures to look at and prompt us. There are entire books written on slides – I liked Presentation…

Lady Speaker CFP Submissions

Lady Speaker CFP Submissions

The way one becomes a Lady Speaker is by speaking. That’s pretty obvious. But how to do you get someone to give you a stage and a microphone and an audience? That’s what this post will partially cover. Specifically, how do you submit a talk proposal? Find decent conferences There are lots of places you…

Search-First Writing for Developers (Nodevember, 2016)

Search-First Writing for Developers (Nodevember, 2016)

Lady Speaker Party Education

Lady Speaker Party Education

I was at a conference party this fall, and I had an interesting conversation that I wanted to tell you about. First though, let me beg conference organizers — if we’re having an evening mixer, PLEASE explain to the DJ that people are going to be trying to talk to each other. The music was…

Fear of the Bus (DevOpsDays Tel Aviv, 2016)

Fear of the Bus (DevOpsDays Tel Aviv, 2016)

Lady Speaker Clothes Crisis

Lady Speaker Clothes Crisis

There are about a jillionty articles on how it is difficult to dress as a woman while maintaining standards of professionalism, temperature control*, comfort, pockets, and compliance with the male gaze.  This is a post on one specific form of dressing: Dressing to be speaking on stage. Personal style If it’s not something that you…

The Seven Righteous Fights (LISA 16)

The Seven Righteous Fights (LISA 16)

Usually we think of compound interest as what adds magically to our retirement or makes our student loans last forever. But there is also a compound interest of technical debt, where a project is made harder and more expensive because of early “cost-saving” choices. I think it’s empowering for developers and other people involved in…

Beyond Garbage Collection (PyDX, 2016)

Beyond Garbage Collection (PyDX, 2016)

Fear of the Bus (DevOpsDays Chicago, 2016)

Fear of the Bus (DevOpsDays Chicago, 2016)

Search-First Writing for Non-Writers (Open Source Bridge, 2013)

Search-First Writing for Non-Writers (Open Source Bridge, 2013)

If people can’t use your software, you have already failed as a developer. This talk digs in to how optimizing for search and using the existing technical assistance forums can put your product ahead of the pack. Technical writing, in all its variations, is a type of interface with your product. It incorporates everything from…

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