[Baypiggies] Thoughts on the commercial talks at BayPiggies meetings?

jim jim at well.com
Wed Mar 23 13:08:18 EDT 2016


On 03/23/2016 04:32 PM, Jeff Fischer wrote:
> Thanks to everyone for your feedback on your interest in commercial 
> talks. I appreciate your insightful comments! Here is my attempt to 
> summarize the feedback:
>     *Commercial Talks at BayPiggies*
>     Since Python is part of a larger Open Source ecosystem, many talks
>     focus on how to use various Python-based open source libraries to
>     achieve something useful. We are also interested in how people are
>     using Python, even in closed source environments, if they are in
>     an interesting problem space, solving some unique challenges, or
>     in other ways providing helpful technical content relevant beyond
>     a specific product. Talks about using Python APIs to major
>     commercial web services are also welcome, particularly if
>     individual developers can easily experiment with the services and
>     some technical insight into the APIs/services is provided.
>     People are coming to these meetings on their personal time and are
>     looking for help in their day-to-day jobs, career growth, or
>     personal enrichment. As such, purely commercial talks given by
>     someone in sales or product management are generally not
>     appropriate for BayPiggies. For grey areas, we will raise the talk
>     subject on the BayPiggies mailing list to gauge the level of interest.
> Let me know if you have any suggested edits. If this works for 
> everyone, I will use this as a guideline when interacting with 
> potential speakers. There's a specific talk I have in mind - I can 
> show this to the proposed speakers and ask them how they will fit in 
> with our guidelines.
> Thanks!
>  - Jeff
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