I did an Ignite talk, and you should, too

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Last night, I did something difficult: I stood up, in front of ~100*-ish people (author’s edit on 2/22/22: I have been told by organizers there were at least 240! people in the audience) — and a bunch silently watching on a livestream) — in one of my city’s most respectable venues, and, for a full five minutes — with no notes, and a relentlessly auto-advancing 20 slide presentation — and spoke on a topic that is…

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Writer, dabbler, bon vivant. Nerdy words for nerdy people.

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Writer, dabbler, bon vivant. Nerdy words for nerdy people.

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