Recent Talks, Public Appearances, and Notable Media

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I've included links to video recordings where publicly available. Some listed events were private, or given with the understanding that they would not be recorded.


All prior content was published under my previous name and gender.
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2005 - 2011: Semi-annual talks about MySQL Replication and Scalability.

2011 - 2017: Many talks about OpenStack and Bare Metal Clouds at events around the world.


20 MayOpenStack SummitSo Many Features, So Little Time
28 MayML4ALLLightning Talk: "Using Open Data for Good: how LANDSAT Data Could Predict Forest Fires"


29 AprilML4ALL"Gaming Rigs & ML Pipelines: Getting Started with the Tools You Already Have"
1 MayOpenStack SummitAccessible ML: Combining Open Source and Open Data (video)
28 JuneAASECT TrainingEducational Panel - perspective on queer and trans experience
October 3Ignite SeattleHow to See Your Own Bias (video)
15 NovemberSeaGLDIY Decentralization


25 JanuaryBook Launch and Signing for Transcending: A Trans Buddhist Anthology
FebruaryDiscoPosse Podcast appearanceEthics and Bias Challenges in ML and AI
12 MarchLF Member Summit (event cancelled)How to See Your Own Perception Bias
2 JuneCloud Native ePartyBuilding a Remote Friendly Culture
23 JuneCamp Cloud NativeBuilding a Remote Friendly Culture (video)
29 JuneOpen Source SummitHow to See Your Own Perception Bias
20 AugustKubeCon EuropePanel: Security is not a Unicorn (video)
22 AugustDiana InitiativeHow to See Your Own Perception Bias (video)
28 SeptemberMicrosoft invited presentation"Crossing the Gender Divide"
2 OctoberAzure Security PodcastConfidential Computing
14 NovemberSeaGLCrossing the Gender Divide
19 NovemberKubeCon North AmericaCommunity Update: Code of Conduct Committee (video)
4 DecemberConfidential Computing WebinarsIntroduction: Protecting Data In Use


16 JanuaryAASECT Training @ AntiochEducational Panel - perspective on queer and trans experience
22 JanuaryDiscoPosse Podcast AppearanceThe Confidential Computing Consortium and Digital Privacy