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Lightning Talks and …

PyCon UK 2016 At PyCon UK 2016, I became annoyed. I was fully part of the organising team for the first time and we had spent part of our opening morning's session introducing lightning talks: explaining how they were an ideal way for new speakers to begin their speaking career. At the time, the …

My Conference Attendance …

I regularly attend technical conferences in order to learn, make new contacts and generally participate in whatever community that conference represents. Over the years, I have found that the best way to increase my chances of making new friends and contacts is to speak at the conference - people …

Why I use LaTeX

When I tell people that I don’t use Microsoft Word, they are generally somewhat taken aback and then assume that, because I own a Mac rather than a Windows PC, that I just use Apple’s Pages instead. I don’t! In fact, I don’t use any kind of conventional word processor. I also …