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Why do so many technical presentations suck? Make sure that yours doesn’t. Josh Berkus and Ian Dees will show you how to share your ideas with your audience by speaking effectively and (when the situation warrants it) showing your code.

Speakers: Josh Berkus, Ian Dees

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Contents

Topics Covered

  1. How to prepare for a talk
  2. Nobody cares about your slides
  3. … but make good ones anyway
  4. Seven Habits of Ineffective Speakers
  5. Audience Interaction 101
  6. When the demo crashes
  7. Curating code examples
  8. Audience outside the lecture hall
  9. Q&A

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    Why do so many technical presentations suck? Make sure that yours doesn’t. Josh Berkus and Ian Dees will show you how to share your ideas with your audience by speaking effectively and (when the situation warrants it) showing your code.

    Speakers: Ian Dees, Josh Berkus

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