Every year, my company, Automattic, has a grand meetup somewhere in the world. We are a distributed company and have employees who work from all over the world. While we have many smaller group meetups throughout the year, the yearly grand meetup is the only time we all get to see each other in person.
One of the traditions is that everyone in the company must give a five-minute “flash talk” on any subject. Here are three of mine!
In September 2012 in San Diego, I spoke about rabbits:
In September 2013 in Santa Cruz, I came out as a proud liar:
And finally, in 2014 in Park City, I read a poem: