Presentation Patterns at QCon New York

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June 11, 2013
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Presentation Patterns at QCon New York

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Matthew McCullough

June 11, 2013
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  1. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  2. Presentation Patterns a tutorial about teaching technology Tuesday, June 11,

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  3. Matthew McCullough @matthewmccull @ppatterns Tuesday, June 11, 13

  4. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  5. http://presentationpatterns.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  8. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  9. Prepare Tuesday, June 11, 13

  10. ❶  Let the topic choose you Tuesday, June 11, 13

  11. Want to do it. Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  14. Help others do better. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  15. https://qconnewyork.com/schedule Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  17. • Teach a skill that you know well and others

    are weak at. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  18. • Teach a skill that you know well and others

    are weak at. • Change opinions about something that is viewed as hot (or not). Tuesday, June 11, 13
  19. • Teach a skill that you know well and others

    are weak at. • Change opinions about something that is viewed as hot (or not). • Share a story of how something worked out well. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  20. • Teach a skill that you know well and others

    are weak at. • Change opinions about something that is viewed as hot (or not). • Share a story of how something worked out well. • Recount how a popular process didn't work for your team. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  21. • Teach a skill that you know well and others

    are weak at. • Change opinions about something that is viewed as hot (or not). • Share a story of how something worked out well. • Recount how a popular process didn't work for your team. • Tell how you learned a hard lesson as a team. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  22. • Teach a skill that you know well and others

    are weak at. • Change opinions about something that is viewed as hot (or not). • Share a story of how something worked out well. • Recount how a popular process didn't work for your team. • Tell how you learned a hard lesson as a team. • Do a technical deep dive and make it approachable to newcomers. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  23. ★ Choose a technical topic from the QCon schedule. Tuesday,

    June 11, 13
  24. ★ Why do you want to use that back at

    work? Tuesday, June 11, 13
  25. ★ Build a one sentence elevator pitch. Tuesday, June 11,

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  26. ❷  Investigate your audience Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  29. Ask the event organizer. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  30. Query past attendees. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  31. Adjust for maximum audience impact. Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  33. • What is the technical level of the audience? Basic?

    Advanced? • What languages do the audience members primarily program in? • What kind of social diversity can I expect of the audience? • What age range might I expect? • What educational background will audience members typically have? • What languages will the audience possibly know? Tuesday, June 11, 13
  34. ★ Write down one technical thing about your neighbor. Tuesday,

    June 11, 13
  35. ❸  Craft a story Tuesday, June 11, 13

  36. Start with what you know Tuesday, June 11, 13

  37. Sketch your ideas Tuesday, June 11, 13

  38. Sketch your ideas 1mm felt pen Tuesday, June 11, 13

  39. Mind Mapping Tuesday, June 11, 13

  40. ★ Write down 10 facts as mind map nodes on

    your topic. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  41. Expand to what is being said Tuesday, June 11, 13

  42. https://news.google.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  43. https://news.ycombinator.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  44. ★ Search for discussions about the topic. Tuesday, June 11,

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  45. Linearize at the last possible moment. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  46. Freytag can help. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  47. Freytag can help. Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  49. 1 Exposition 2 Rising action 3 Complication 4 Climax 5

    Falling action 6 Resolution 7 Denouement Tuesday, June 11, 13
  50. 1 Exposition 4 Climax 7 Denouement Tuesday, June 11, 13

  51. Exposition Clim ax Denouement Tuesday, June 11, 13

  52. ★ Put the 10 + 3 topics in Problem >

    Exposition > Resolution order. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  53. ❹  Write the proposal Tuesday, June 11, 13

  54. Think about the weight of your words. Tuesday, June 11,

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  55. Brief, but impactful. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  56. Lengths: Tuesday, June 11, 13

  57. Lengths: •Title •Abstract •Description Tuesday, June 11, 13

  58. Get inspiration from other proposals. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  59. ★ What grabs your attention on an accepted abstract from

    the QCon site? Tuesday, June 11, 13
  60. Build Tuesday, June 11, 13

  61. ❺  Let it simmer Tuesday, June 11, 13

  62. Pause between ideation and creation Tuesday, June 11, 13

  63. ❻  Design the talk Tuesday, June 11, 13

  64. You are the talk. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  65. Slides are merely a support. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  66. Color is easy with a little help. Tuesday, June 11,

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  67. http://kuler.adobe.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  68. ★ Pick a color palette from Kuler. Tuesday, June 11,

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  69. Design is easy, given examples. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  70. http://speakerdeck.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  71. Write as analog as possible Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  75. ★ Sketch out three slides on paper. Tuesday, June 11,

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  76. ❼  Build the talk Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  79. ★ Put those three slides in story order. Tuesday, June

    11, 13
  80. What about photos? Tuesday, June 11, 13

  81. http://images.google.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  82. http://flickr.com/creativecommons/ Tuesday, June 11, 13

  83. http://istockphoto.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  85. $100,000 / 365 days x 0.5 day = $137 per

    person Tuesday, June 11, 13
  86. ★ Select one relevant photo from Flickr. Tuesday, June 11,

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  87. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  88. What about animations? Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  91. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  92. What about fonts? Tuesday, June 11, 13

  93. http://www.google.com/fonts/ Tuesday, June 11, 13

  94. http://theleagueofmoveabletype.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  95. ★ Select an OSS font and install it. Tuesday, June

    11, 13
  96. Deliver Tuesday, June 11, 13

  97. ❽  Practice the talk Tuesday, June 11, 13

  98. Less than 10% practice their talk. Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  100. Equally practice the beginning, middle and end Tuesday, June 11,

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  101. ★ Run through your three slides for 30 seconds each.

    Tuesday, June 11, 13
  102. ❾  Just talk Tuesday, June 11, 13

  103. Adjust your voice and intonations Tuesday, June 11, 13

  104. Place friends in the front row. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  105. The front row controls the room. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  106. No stupid underwear analogies. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  107. The audience members are your friends. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  108. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  109. reduce your filler words Tuesday, June 11, 13

  110. reduce your filler words um... uh... you know... Tuesday, June

    11, 13
  111. Adjust your pace. Slow it down. A lot. Tuesday, June

    11, 13
  112. ★ Try your three slides at half your normal speed.

    Tuesday, June 11, 13
  113. manage your question budget Tuesday, June 11, 13

  114. manage your question budget Tuesday, June 11, 13

  115. ★ Manage an interruption with respect. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  116. adjust your nose and eyes Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  119. ★ Focus your chin and gaze for 5s per audience

    member. Tuesday, June 11, 13
  120. adjust your stance Tuesday, June 11, 13

  121. ★Speak with your feet shoulder width apart. Tuesday, June 11,

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  122. adjust your walking Tuesday, June 11, 13

  123. ★Walk to a destination. Stop. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  124. ❿  Gather feedback Tuesday, June 11, 13

  125. Provide a feedback channel. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  126. @matthewmccull Tuesday, June 11, 13

  127. Vent and direct the steam. Tuesday, June 11, 13

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  129. Freytag? Tuesday, June 11, 13

  130. Freytag? Tuesday, June 11, 13

  131. Tuesday, June 11, 13

  132. just two more things... Tuesday, June 11, 13

  133. PresentationPatterns.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

  134. Start Teaching! Tuesday, June 11, 13

  135. @matthewmccull @ppatterns info@presentationpatterns.com Tuesday, June 11, 13

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