[Baypiggies] Baypiggies Digest, Vol 125, Issue 18

Blythe Cairnes blytherocks at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 16:45:25 EDT 2016


I'll help greet again, check with security to see how long they'll stay at
the door downstairs, and anything else that comes up!

- Blythe


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*Blythe Cairnes*
Data Blog @ Positronic Lab <http://positroniclab.com>
Audio Portfolio @ Positronic Bliss <http://positronicbliss.com>







On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1:35 PM, <baypiggies-request at python.org> wrote:

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>    1. Re:  Thoughts on the commercial talks at BayPiggies meetings?
>       (Jeff Fischer)
>    2. Re:  Thoughts on the commercial talks at BayPiggies meetings?
>       (jim)
>    3.  [Organizers] Volunteers needed for tomorrow's meeting
>       (Jeff Fischer)
>    4. Re:  [Organizers] Volunteers needed for tomorrow's meeting
>       (Grant Ridder)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:32:00 -0700
> From: Jeff Fischer <jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com>
> To: Baypiggies <baypiggies at python.org>
> Subject: Re: [Baypiggies] Thoughts on the commercial talks at
>         BayPiggies meetings?
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> 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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> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:08:18 +0000
> From: jim <jim at well.com>
> To: baypiggies at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Baypiggies] Thoughts on the commercial talks at
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> 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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> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:53:05 -0700
> From: Jeff Fischer <jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com>
> To: Baypiggies <baypiggies at python.org>
> Subject: [Baypiggies] [Organizers] Volunteers needed for tomorrow's
>         meeting
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> Hi everyone,
>  This month's meeting is tomorrow evening at LinkedIn. Matt Savage is
> giving the talk on Virtual Reality and I will be MC'ing. As usual, we could
> use some more volunteers to make sure everything runs smoothly. I think we
> need the following:
>
>    - A few people to sit near the back of the room and act as "greeters"
>    before the meeting. The idea is to make sure any new people (or people
>    looking a little lost) feel welcome.
>    - A few people to take turns grabbing any stragglers after the meeting
>    has started. I think the security guard goes away around 8, so we'll
> need
>    to let people in ourselves.
>
>
> Please feel free to step up and volunteer for anything else I missed.
>
> Let me know if you can help out. We appreciate it!
>
> Thanks!
>
>  - Jeff
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 12:30:28 -0700
> From: Grant Ridder <shortdudey123 at gmail.com>
> To: Jeff Fischer <jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com>
> Cc: Baypiggies <baypiggies at python.org>
> Subject: Re: [Baypiggies] [Organizers] Volunteers needed for
>         tomorrow's meeting
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> Will grab the count again :)
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Mar 23, 2016, at 10:53 AM, Jeff Fischer <jeffrey.fischer at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> >  This month's meeting is tomorrow evening at LinkedIn. Matt Savage is
> giving the talk on Virtual Reality and I will be MC'ing. As usual, we could
> use some more volunteers to make sure everything runs smoothly. I think we
> need the following:
> > A few people to sit near the back of the room and act as "greeters"
> before the meeting. The idea is to make sure any new people (or people
> looking a little lost) feel welcome.
> > A few people to take turns grabbing any stragglers after the meeting has
> started. I think the security guard goes away around 8, so we'll need to
> let people in ourselves.
> >
> > Please feel free to step up and volunteer for anything else I missed.
> >
> > Let me know if you can help out. We appreciate it!
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >  - Jeff
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