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Why Even A Five Minute Lightning Talk Requires Preparation

Yash Prabhu is an Android developer who leads a team of four at DramaFever – a Warner Bros. company that specializes in streaming international media content. In late 2014, Yash first tried her hand at public speaking, giving a five-minute lightning talk. She thought, “Hey, it’s only five minutes—I can do that!” She quickly realized…

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Why An Introverted Software Engineer Embraced Public Speaking

Heather Tovey is a passionate developer and co-founder of NerdLab YYC in Calgary, Canada. In recent years, Heather has merged her love of technology and teaching through giving talks about, among other things, learning how to learn. One of the most common paths to public speaking is through teaching, and not necessarily in a traditional…

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