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KnitCon 2017: Public Speaking 101

I’m teaching a workshop today at KnitCon!

I will be leading an updated version of the workshop I originally gave at Barcamp Philly 2014 and several times over the years. I love giving this workshop because people get so excited by the end and walk away with concrete next steps.

Check out the updated materials here:

The materials based on the work of Julie Pagano and Write/Speak/Code.

Android for All

Today I gave a keynote at the Android Summit in DC! Check out my slides here and I’ll post the video once it’s up!

It was kind of a homecoming for me since I got to see so many great people I worked with from Capital One in addition to several people I know from other conferences. I had a great time.

The images from the talk (except my images of TZ) were obtained from The Noun Project. They are listed in slide order below.

Eulogy: Robert (Bob) Franklyn Latislaw

I often heard the clichéd refrain that I was my father’s daughter. We spent hours cooking and planning meals, delighting in nature’s wonders, or listening to music together. We even shared a quick temper and disdain for other drivers. These surface similarities gave us a way to connect, but the depth of his influence was much deeper.

I’ve always loved the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. The concluding words are:

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

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