|Date: ||Fri, 16 Jan 2009 22:02:49 -0800|
|Reply-To: ||Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>|
|Subject: ||Re: SGF Coders Corner presention length: 20x20 = 6:40|
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I did a presentation at WUSS with no slides at all. I had to rehearse
more than usual. It went fairly well.
On the other hand, I did one like that some years ago and it was a
When I use slides, I tend to go through 30-40 for a 20 minute
presentation. It's not reasonable to expect the audience to
understand detailed code on first sight; they can look at the paper in
the proceedings if that's what they want. My job in a presentation is
to convince them that the paper is worth looking up.
Videtis illam spirare libertatis auram
On Jan 16, 2009, at 9:04 am, toby dunn wrote:
> Ron ,
> My great big purple pimp hat wearing friend....
> Id argue that it should not be required but rather an option for the
> presenters. We have to remember that Coders Corner is where many of
> new authors/presenters get their start. Forcing them to sync their
> presentation with their slides where the slides automagically move
> at a
> specified time period. Seems like a disaster waiting to happen.
> Many are
> nervous enough as it is presenting to a large group of peeps lets
> not put
> any more pressure on them than we have too until they are ready for
> Now having said that I do think it is a cool idea for a seasoned
> such as yourself. I still remember that 30 or 40 something slide
> presentation you did a few years ago in like 9 minutes. Crap man
> you were
> flying fast.
> Toby Dunn
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 11:53:34 -0500, Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)
> <rjf2@CDC.GOV> wrote:
>> I have been talking at great length with my
>> SGF Coders Corner Section Chairs
>> -- who wish to remain nameless,
>> in the interest of anonymity, brevity, common sense, etc --
>> and I may yet convince them to expect
>> or require the
>> Pecha-kucha Method
>> 20 slides, each shown for 20 seconds
>> you tell your storey in sync with the visuals.
>> That's 6 minutes and 40 seconds!
>> Slides advance automatically
>> and when you're done,
>> you sit down.
>> ... and wait for audience applause
>> or questions, whichever.
>> Ron Fehd the Nada Spoof maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot
>> "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants,
>> and Raising the Bar!" ;-)
>> subject: OT: Friday Humor