Tonight I’m giving the fifth project in the Technical Presentations advanced manual at Toastmasters Groningen. This is also the tenth project to achieve the Advanced Communicator Bronze which will also give a point to the club for the year and allow us to achieve the President’s Distinguished Club award.
I’m super stoked.
I’m also going through some rough shit right now which means I’m embracing what’s happening and doing a very technical speech about current events. It could turn out boring and pedantic and emotional. Or interesting and brilliant. Or something.
These are the notes.
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The thing about travelling for work and going to conferences is that it puts me in a certain daily routine with a lot of quiet time in places and while I could ramble on and on about the whys and wherefores, the end result is that I’m able to write here more regularly.
This week I’m in Buffalo New York for Code Daze, a conference with the kickass tagline, “Reviving The Art Of Code & Building Community”. I had no idea that I knew one of the organizers when I applied with The ABCs of Being a RDO OoO ATC talk, but it’s a small small world.
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Not hunting rabbits.
As I mentioned earlier, the intake appointments are complete and now the therapy actually starts. This Thursday. Morning. First thing.
Cause sleep is for the weak.
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Open Source is AWESOME.
And by the end of this post, I hope you think Open Source is AWESOME, too.
Do you already know what FOSS is?
Do you like free beer?
So do I.
F O S S stands for Free Open Source Software. But what does that have to do with beer?
Let’s break it down.
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I am a developer evangelist for RDO and TripleO and while that sentence may have made several of you fall asleep instantly, if you’re still awake and reading and interested in how to join me as an active technical contributor to an open source project, KEEP READING.
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