[ANNOUNCE] Damian Conway Speaking at London.pm: Monday, 10th March

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Thu Mar 6 11:47:11 GMT 2014

That makes sense.

Thank you for giving Perl mongers free talks Damian :) I was exhilerated by
the last one I attended
On 6 Mar 2014 11:20, "Dominic Humphries" <perl at oneandoneis2.com> wrote:

> I'd buy DVDs! :)
> On 6 March 2014 10:41:17 Damian Conway <damian at conway.org> wrote:
>  Just to elaborate on Sue's kind explanation:
>> I make my entire living from speaking (in one form or another). And I
>> ask not to have my community talks recorded because I also sell many of
>> those presentations to paying clients...who generally wouldn't buy them
>> if they could just download them for free from YouTube.
>> So, whereas most speakers have a programming job that subsidizes their
>> occasional speaking, speaking *is* my day job and subsidizes my
>> occasional programming. Hence it's a question of only giving away my one
>> saleable "product" in small samples, rather than distributing it for free
>> to the
>> entire world.
>> I genuinely regret that I can't allow my talks to be more widely
>> distributed.
>> But then I'd be forced to get a real job...and that's clearly not in
>> anyone's
>> best interest. ;-)
>> Damian

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