Speaking

Everything Is A Little Bit Broken (DevOps D-Day 2018)

Everything Is A Little Bit Broken (DevOps D-Day 2018)

Feature Flag Foul-Ups (Pivotal 2018)

Feature Flag Foul-Ups (Pivotal 2018)

Choose Your Own Deployment Adventure (PyCaribbean 2018)

Choose Your Own Deployment Adventure (PyCaribbean 2018)

The Devil’s Devops (DevOpsDays NYC 2018)

The Devil’s Devops (DevOpsDays NYC 2018)

The Spirit in the System (IndexConf 2018)

The Spirit in the System (IndexConf 2018)

Self-Documenting Coders [workshop](LinuxConf Australia 2018)

Self-Documenting Coders [workshop](LinuxConf Australia 2018)

The sticker bag

The sticker bag

I talked about this a little bit in Lady Speaker Small Talk , but let me expand. I have a bag of stickers that I take to every conference I go to. This week, I leveled up my game from “gallon ziploc bag of significant antiquity” to “bespoke bag”. It only took me a little while to…

Well, that didn’t go like I imagined

Well, that didn’t go like I imagined

The Toggle Talk As a speaker, there are three things I count on to give a talk: Slides Narrative flow Speaker notes My dependence on these elements decreases as I give a talk multiple times, but I use the slides to help me remember where I am in the narrative even if I don’t refer…

2017 Speaking Recap

2017 Speaking Recap

This was the year that I got more organized as a speaker. I took up Airtable as a way to track all of my conference proposals, and so I actually have a record of everything I submitted. Summary Attended 27 conferences, spoke at 24 Spoke at 3 user groups, 2 podcasts, 1 video interview, 1…

Nothing gold can stay

Nothing gold can stay

This month marks the end of two organizations that were really important to me, and I want to tell you about them. Alterconf Alterconf was a conference series that happened all over the world. The organizing spirit was Ashe Dryden. She took all her experience with the tech industry, gaming, and conferences, and used it…

Upcoming appearances

Velocity Berlin
Minneapolis DevOps Meetup
DeliveryConf