Sympathy for the DevRel

Sympathy for the DevRel

I recently gave the closing keynote at DevRelCon in London, run by Matt Revell and Tamao Nakahara. The conference is building momentum nicely – the first was held above a shop in Shoreditch in 2015, but this year it was held at the QEII center in Westminster. I really wanted to do a good job, […]

On putting together better keynotes and conferences –  stretches and petting zoos

On putting together better keynotes and conferences – stretches and petting zoos

Major tech conferences and their keynotes are often grueling rather than enjoyable. By the time you’re 2 hours into a keynote and there is no sign of an end it becomes an endurance contest. We all have our favorite examples – “oh my god do you remember that time we thought we were done at […]