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I’ve been to three conferences this summer, and seen dozens of talks: some short and some overlong; some riveting and some dull; some good and some bad. Wouldn’t it be nice if the good talks could be even better, and the bad talks a bit less bad? There are some difficult ways to accomplish that, but here’s an easy one: let’s all agree to leave the laser pointers to our cats. Continue reading