[Melbourne-pm] Lightning Talks
jarich at perltraining.com.au
Wed Jan 11 02:42:30 PST 2006
Ben Marsh wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am only new to perl mongers. However I would still be interested in
> doing a lightening talk. However I dont want to bore everyone to tears.
One of the great things about lightning talks is that they only take 7 minutes.
This means it's easy to keep the audiences' attention for the majority of
your talk. At worst, even if someone is an appallingly bad speaker, or is
talking about a dreadfully boring topic, all of the audience knows that it'll be
over in just a few minutes. :) As a result, you won't be able to bore us to
tears unless you try really hard. So fear not!
> Is there anyway to find out what people would be interested in hearing
I collected some requested talk ideas over on
a couple of months ago, but I'm note sure that they're all appropriate for
If anyone wants to add to that list, it would be great. If we get a lot of
additions, we should put it on its own page.
> The ideas that I was working on were:
> * Translating VBScript and JScript to Perl and Win32::OLE
Sounds short and sweet.
> * What I use Perl for.
I look forward to hearing them.
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