Last month conferences: PyConES, LibreCon, Open Source Summit Europe and Liferay Spain Symposium 2017

Jono Bacon at Open Source Summit showing a photo of me!

This post was initially intended to share thoughts about PyConES 2017, but it’s been an stressful events month. So it also contains experiences from the latest conferences I’ve attended/participated/talked: LibreCon, Open Source Summit Europe and Liferay Spain Symposium.

Let’s start the reviews…

PyConES 2017

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Public speaking: facing shy and stage fright

Many people don’t believe me when I say I am a shy person and I don’t like public speaking. How have I learned to overcome stage fright?

Everything started in the University (where else?) around late 90’s. I’ve studied Industrial Engineering (nothing related with computer science or programming). I was mad at using HP calculators, participating in some international newsgroups, betatesting new models, and even writing some code. That was my first participation in on-line tech communities.

My colleagues at the university asked me for a training course. That was my first public talk, in front of around 100-200 people in a classroom, using real transparencies. I still remember my legs shivering.

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Back to blogging

It’s been a long time since last post. After asking some friends about how to proceed, I decided to start blogging again here.

I plan / hope to write regular posts about open source software, open source communities, some development ideas, etc.

For posts related with Bitergia, my idea is to post them here also but probably with a recap in my LinkedIn Pulse account.