Preparation, Presentation, and Passion

I’m a little behind on my posts for the last two weeks, in part because my work was kind enough to fly me and a few coworkers out to a conference. With some time to reflect on the sessions I attended, I learned a few things that I thought might be useful to others.

I’ve been to 5 developer conferences so far, and I’ve witnessed my fair share of exceptional speakers, mediocre sessions, and disaster-level presentations. One talk will have me completely entranced, and then next will knock me out like a bad flu and Nyquil. So what makes one talk better than another? Continue reading “Preparation, Presentation, and Passion”