[Stackless] rough PyCon'07 draft; feedback wanted

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Feb 15 02:02:57 CET 2007

Andrew Dalke wrote:
> Hi Steve,
>> I personally wouldn't feel comfortable with much more than 20  
>> slides for
>> a 40-minute presentation. Everyone has their own measure, though, so
>> just make sure you rehearse it enough to be confident of maintaining
>> your time line, and nominate a few slides to be dropped/glossed  
>> over as
>> necessary.
> I am concerned about that as well so to estimate velocity I
> looked just now at my EuroPython talk from last year. I had
> 44 slides with 3 fillers and 3 of quick background, so 38
> slides for a 30 minute time slot.
> The little feedback I got suggests it was a well received
> talk with fast but not overly so pacing.
> If anyone here has heard otherwise, please let me know.
> The slide / time ratio is about the same as the Stackless
> talk is shaping up to be I'll wait and see how things go
> once I have the slides done enough to do a first rehearsal.
>> It looks like an excellent introductory presentation of Stackless.
> Thanks!
... and if it fits with your already-observed speaking abilities then 
you should feel free to ignore my concerns. It's quite possible I write 
denser slides than you.

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