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In this podcast, we'll take a look at the people, technology, and culture behind one of the world's most powerful and important computing platforms, the Mainframe. Expect interviews, discussions, and interesting tidbits along the way, with your hosts, Frank and Jeff.

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Episode 11 - Luisa and Mike - Conference Chat - 8.28.2017


Episode 11 - Luisa and Mike - Conference Chat - 8.28.2017

Ain't no life like Conference Life. We've both been on the road quite a bit lately, and thought we'd unwind with a little conference-themed discussion. And because nobody wants to hear us talk to each other for 45 minutes, we brought in Mike Snihur and Luisa Martinez to offer up their insights from the latest SHARE conference. 

Show Notes:

2:43 The Origins of SHARE
6:49 The Importance of Networking
8:00 Preparing A Session For SHARE
12:52 Picking Sessions
14:18 What if Nobody Shows Up?
16:19 Bringing in That New Stuff
17:22 What About Labs?
19:25 Jeff's Terrible Excuse for Missing SHARE
23:19 Two Interesting Things about Australians
25:14 The Importance of Technical Mentoring
27:12 Got a complaint? Glad to see you volunteer!
28:08 How do you tell your friends about SHARE?
29:58 What's in a Name?
34:00 Radical Recess Redux
34:56 Using Conferences to Branch Out
36:22 The Best of Times / The Worst of Times
36:58 Jeff's Global Meet & Greet
38:35 Luisa's Best Day Ever
40:29 Mike Points at an SE; Changes the World
41:39 Frank Goes And Ruins It All
43:54 Got Catchphrase?
44:34 Any Suggestions?
46:13 Parting Words

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