[Baypiggies] programmer productivity talk

Marilyn Davis marilyn at deliberate.com
Wed Dec 13 19:56:30 CET 2006

----- On Wednesday, December 13, 2006 aleax at google.com wrote:

> On 12/13/06, Shannon -jj Behrens  wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> If everyone doesn't already have their hearts set on a simple meet and
>> greet, I'd like to offer to give a talk on Programmer Productivity
>> tomorrow.  I started working on an article last week, and I realized
>> that I easily have enough objectionable material to keep a room full
>> of rowdy Python programmers entertained for an hour.
>> In order to avoid unfairly hijacking the meeting for my own nefarious
>> purposes, I'd like to propose a quick vote.  Anyone who is interested
>> in the talk, please respond with +1.  Anyone who thinks I'm a moron,
>> please respond with -1.  I've instructed my boss Todd that he's not
>> eligible to vote -1.  If I get 3 votes in either direction, that'll be
>> good enough to make the decision.  No votes means no talk.
> A resounding +1 , assuming the talk is highly interactive and with
> plenty of opportunity for debate -- I find the subject to be endlessly
> fascinating, but I predict many of us will have a lot to say for or
> against many of your observations:-)

Darn it!  This sounds really interesting, and important.  But I have something else I have to do Thurs night.  Shucks, I wish it would happen later.  But, I can watch the video if it gets one more +1 vote.

I selfishly vote 0.

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