[LRUG] February Meeting - Speakers needed

Paolo Donà paolo.dona at seesaw.it
Thu Jan 11 05:12:17 PST 2007

I'd like to have a trip in London and show you how I implemented my
little tabnav
plugin <http://blog.seesaw.it/pages/tabnav>, but I'm not a Ruby guru nor a
great English speaker. Maybe it could just be an opportunity to  get some
feedback about it, and explore further developments...

Flights are pretty cheap these days.. do you think it could fit?
I would just need a couch or a lousy hostel...


On 1/11/07, Tom Armitage <tom at infovore.org> wrote:
> I mentioned this to Murray on Monday night, but thought I'd just raise
> it again to the list, where there are far more members:
> namely, the idea of making February's meeting based around a series of
> "lightning talks" of sorts - more speakers giving shorter
> presentations. If what they're saying is interesting or requires
> further discussion... well, we can do that in the pub later. Often
> people have something interesting on their plate that only takes 4-5
> minutes to explain. It doesn't require much preparation or many
> slides, which also lowers the burden of preparation.
> It'd be a good way to get a few more people talking, and a great
> starting point for conversations later.
> Just an idea, anyhow. What to people think?
> t.
> Quoting Murray Steele <murray.steele at gmail.com>:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > February's meeting is scheduled for the Monday the 12th of Feb, back in
> our
> > cosy underground lair on Sekeforde St kindly donated by Skills Matter.
> > However, we need someone to volunteer to give a talk about something.
> >
> > It doesn't need to be particularly long, in depth, or even something you
> > think you know a lot about, chances are you'll cover something that
> no-one
> > else has thought of.  It doesn't even need to be a talk-to-the-crowd
> style
> > presentation.  You could lead a discussion based on things that confuse
> you
> > about ruby or maybe someone has an idea for a more practical or demo
> based
> > evening that we could have.  It's up to you, we'll appreciate anyone who
> > takes the time to do something.
> >
> > Anyway, if you've got an itch to present that you want to scratch, or
> just a
> > suggestion for something you want to hear about, now is the time.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Muz
> >
> > ps I don't recall if anyone volunteered something in any amount of
> > seriousness at the pub quiz, even with the offer of bonus points for
> doing
> > so.  If you did volunteer, raise your hand again and I'll pay more
> attention
> > this time.
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Paolo Dona'
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