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Lightning Talks

  • Lightning talks are five-minute presentations on a focused topic, usually capturing a small chunk of a larger research project. The form developed at computer programmers' conferences, but has since spread to other disciplines. Read more about them at Wikipedia or at perl.plover.org.
  • Giving a Good Lightning Talk offers practical advice, especially on effective delivery of a 5-minute talk (Software Sustainability Institute)

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