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Sofian Rahmani sofiankrt at gmail.com
Tue May 27 16:59:25 BST 2008

I was thinking that maybe we could be the lecturers. That includes
both of you! We can invite people from other communities, and take
turns introducing them to different aspects of Linux. Sound good?

On 5/27/08, Akshay Lamba <akshay at lambaweb.com> wrote:
> Sofian Rahmani wrote:
>> So, 3 so far? I was thinking about making it a lecture rather than a
>> get-together, what do you think?
> Few tips that I learnt across the years for any such gathering:
> 1. Don't make it a formal thing
> 2. Expect someone turning up in jeans and a t-shirt (or informal
> variations of that)
> 3. Expect someone to take care of themselves and make themselves comfortable
> 4. Expect someone to sit in groups, take out their laptops and start
> talking to each other in loud voices!
> 5. Expect someone to jump up on the stage and start an impromptu speech
> on any topic
> 6. Expect someone to jump the speaker and drag him down if they don't
> agree with him
> 7. Assume an average IQ level of a 120 (too high??) in the room, don't
> bore them with "intro to" speeches (unless its a beginners conference)
> 8. Most importantly - make it worth their time! (Sometimes this
> translates to a goody bag when u have nothing else to offer)
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