Events

These presentations cover a variety of technical topics in the web development realm. They have been delivered in a wide range of settings, including educational "brown bag" lunches, lightning talks, user groups and conferences.

2015

Creating an Adaptive Setting
Capclave 2015
Oct 10, 2015

Running A/V for a Conference
Ashburn Toastmasters
Aug 26, 2015

Eight Words for "The Cloud"
Ashburn Toastmasters
Mar 10, 2015

The Reactive Net
LSFF Writers Group
Mar 1, 2015

2014

Public Speaking for Writers
Capclave 2014
Oct 12, 2014

What's Your Dream?
Mastering Business Communications (TV Show)
Feb 19, 2014

2013

Leveraging SOLR to Enforce Security Policies
GFIRST 2013
Aug 25, 2013

Becoming a Better Speaker
Toastmasters
Jun 12, 2013

The Match
Brambleton Toastmasters
Mar 19, 2013

Toastmasters All-In-One Training
Toastmasters Leadership Institute
Feb 28, 2013

Mastering Business Communications: Interview
Comcast Studio
Feb 19, 2013

Crossing the Chasm
Toastmasters
Jan 30, 2013

2012

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know
Toastmasters
Nov 14, 2012

Going the Distance
Verizon
Sep 13, 2012

Social Networking: The Next Weapon Against Bad Actors
GFIRST 2012
Aug 22, 2012

The Apple Falls Down: Perspectives on Global Warming
Toastmasters
Apr 11, 2012

Rails and the Apache SOLR Search Engine
RubyNation 2012
Mar 24, 2012

Elevator Up, Please?
Toastmasters
Mar 14, 2012

The Finest Legacy
Toastmasters International Speech Contest
Mar 3, 2012

2011

Building Facebook Apps
DevIgnition
Dec 2, 2011

Science Fiction and the Real World
Toastmasters
Oct 12, 2011

Rails Security
Nova Ruby User Group
Sep 22, 2011

Rails Security
DC Ruby Users Group
Sep 8, 2011

Killer Business Models
DC Computer Consultants Meetup
Jun 21, 2011

Killer Business Models
RubyNation 2011
Apr 1, 2011

Cover Me: The Inside Scoop on Code Coverage Tools for Rails 2.3.x and Rails 3
Nova Ruby Users Group
Mar 15, 2011

2010

The Technical Minority
Toastmasters
Nov 3, 2010

Specifying Web Services
Nova Ruby Users Group
Oct 21, 2010

Leveraging Rails to Build Facebook Apps
SunnyConf
Sep 25, 2010

Leveraging Rails to Build Facebook Apps
Nova Ruby Users Group
Sep 8, 2010

Drowning
Toastmasters
Jul 22, 2010

At the Crossroads
Toastmasters
May 12, 2011

Leveraging Rails to Build Facebook Apps
RubyNation 2010
Apr 9, 2010

2009

Rails Tips and Best Practices
Nova Ruby Users Group
Aug 27, 2009

Creating a World-Class RESTful Web Services API
RubyNation 2009 Conference
Jun 12, 2009

A Tour of Ruby on Rails
Independent Computer Consultants of America
Jun 9, 2009

Quick Start: ActiveScaffold
Scotland on Rails Conference
Mar 27, 2009

2008

Practical JRuby
RubyNation 2008 Conference
Aug 2, 2008

Implementing OpenID for Your Social Networking Web Site
Shenandoah Ruby Users Group
Jun 24, 2008

Creating Dynamic Charts with JFreeChart
Nova Java Users Group
Apr 9, 2008

Implementing OpenID for Your Social Networking Web Site
Nova Ruby Users Group
Mar 19, 2008

Implementing OpenID for Your Social Networking Web Site
AOL Ruby Users Group
Mar 13, 2008

2007

Implementing OpenID for Your Social Networking Web Site
DC Ruby Users Group
Dec 13, 2007

Quick Start: What Is Rails?
AOL Ruby Users Group
Dec 11, 2007

Using Rails to Create an Enterprise App: A Case Study
DC Ruby Users Group
Oct 18, 2007

Creating Dynamic Charts with JFreeChart
AOL Unconference
Sep 27, 2007

Creating Custom Charts Using Ruby Vector Graphics (RVG) in Rails Apps
DC Ruby Users Group
May 3, 2007