Teaching and Public Speaking

I enjoy teaching and public speaking. I love sharing what I do, and talking with people who want to learn.

Below are some of the talks I’ve given over the years, with a few sample slides for flavor.

  • Porting 100,000 lines of Python 2 to Python 3 — Django Boston meetup, Boston MA, September 2019 / NERD Summit, March 2020 Python 3 slide
  • Agile Software Engineering Process in Real Life — UMass Amherst COMPSCI 320, October 2019
  • Move Fast Without Breaking Things: Testing Python Applications — NERD Summit, Amherst MA, March 2019
    Testing slide
  • True Tales of Python at Web Scale — NERD Summit, Amherst MA, March 2017
  • A Cautionary Tale of Analytics and Caching — Django Boston Meetup, Cambridge MA, October 2016 Caching slide
  • 20 Million Pageviews a Day with Django — NERD Summit, Amherst MA, September 2015
  • Introduction to Python/Django for Experienced Web Developers — NERD Summit, Amherst MA, September 2014
  • Using Django to Replace Proprietary Database Tools — Django Boston Meetup, Cambridge MA, December 2010