[Baypiggies] Brainstorming: PyCon through the year

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 03:36:37 CEST 2009

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> The list of videos from PyCon (on the link sent by Shailen
> (http://pycon.blip.tv/posts?view=archive&nsfw=dc)) are 12 dozen + 2 = 146.
> If we met once per week, in a setting with a large projector or TV, and
> watched two or three of these videos, we wouldn't finish for an entire year.
> How many of us would actually sit down and watch the videos we wanted to see
> from PyCon? Or, is it something we want to do but just never get around to
> it?
> If we watched them as a group -- a few every Saturday for example, and then
> had a discussion around the topic, we would learn so much more ---
> especially if the videos we chose for the day were themed on a particular
> subject and more knowledgeable people from that subject also showed up to
> discuss the topics with us.
> This is just a brainstorming idea. I don't want to take away from the
> summary talks that Jim is arranging for our next meet. Plus, I'm not
> committed to organizing this because I have too much on my plate and things
> are falling off.
> But, if you like this idea, I throw it out to the community. I wouldn't say
> no to helping people if they needed help to organize the first meeting.

Seems like a fun idea.  I wouldn't mind hosting a 3 hour session at my
house in Concord every Saturday, but I doubt that people would want to
drive to Concord ;)


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