Introvert’s Guide to Conferences

In three months, I spoke at five events in three months including APItheDocs, AWS Summit, Revolution Conf, AWS Community Day, and PearConf, all differing in size and target audiences. During this time, I also participated in partner meetings on behalf of my company and had to go to a family funeral. Unfortunately, I have a …

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Anatomy of a Talk

In three months, I spoke at five events in three months including APItheDocs, AWS Summit, Revolution Conf, AWS Community Day, and PearConf, all differing in size and target audiences. In that time, I developed a standard structure that helped me build my talks faster. Having a standardized structure also alleviates my social anxiety, as it …

DevOps Day at AWS Loft

I recently went to the DevOps day at the AWS Pop-up Loft in San Francisco. The briefest rundown is that while I didn't really meet or speak to anyone, I would still do the event again. I learned a lot, and I felt supported as far as the instructors were concerned. The presenters were also well-versed and had the right level of expertise to be able to answer questions and keep time. It could have gone better, but it was still pretty good.