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Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby Herald » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:43 pm

Good going, man! :smt023

Be sure to mention the lovely lady to the left! :wink:

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby GHERU » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:48 pm

Post the paper or gtfo

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby guitarsmashley » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:49 pm

I somehow want this turned in a python sketch.
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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby nietoperz » Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:48 pm

GHERU wrote:Post the paper or gtfo


I'm going to wait until after the presentation, but then I definitely will

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby GOSD » Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:36 pm

Make us proud, Houman. 8)

Outhouse represent!

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby nietoperz » Mon Sep 01, 2014 6:12 am

Well, I'm on my way. London first, Oxford tomorrow. Long journey ahead: tram, bus, plane, tube, bus, and that's just to get to my friend's house this evening...

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby Keb » Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:55 am

Congrats H! Knock em out the blocks!

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby Chessack » Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:26 am

Going 1st out of the gate is the BEST thing you can do -- the only danger is if the A/V fouls up, which they won't have had time to be sure of for the first talk (I speak from experience). But these days it is not as big of a deal... back when it happened to me PPT was just getting started and not everything "just worked" the way it does now (plug and play was a concept that had not yet been fully realized). These days there should be no issues.

But the HUGE advantage of going 1st is that then it's OVER WITH and you can just enjoy the conference.

I had the unpleasant experience this year at a science conference of going in the LAST SESSION of the conference. Sucked for multiple reasons, but the main one was that I could never just relax and enjoy the other talks fully because my brain kept rehearsing what I was going to say, non-stop, for 4 days.
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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby Keb » Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:38 am

Show them you got that paper son!

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby misac » Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:43 am

8)

Good luck!!
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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby KingPagla » Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:49 pm

Congratulations, H!
And good luck!
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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby nietoperz » Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:29 am

OK, that just rocked.

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby Rob Thompson » Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:31 am

nietoperz wrote:OK, that just rocked.

So you remembered not to start with "If it please the court..."?
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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby Keb » Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:34 am

nietoperz wrote:OK, that just rocked.

I would not expect anything less than stellar from you. Glad it went well. :-)

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Re: Presenting a Paper at Oxford University This Wednesday

Postby KingPagla » Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:07 pm

nietoperz wrote:OK, that just rocked.


Cool beans!

I just read the paper.
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