[Baypiggies] programmer productivity talk

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 20:02:49 CET 2006

On 12/13/06, Alex Martelli <aleax at google.com> wrote:
> On 12/13/06, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com> 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:-)

Awesome!  We're on!

Alex, I agree with you completely.  The best case scenario is that
together we'll come up with some additional interesting insights which
I can funnel into a finalized article.

Happy Hacking!


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