Sunday, December 8, 2013
We Still Like to Raise Our Hands at Conferences
I attended the SAME Infrastructure Forum at the University of Texas at Arlington on Thursday last week. Over 300 professional attended - numerous presentations and panel discussions. The traditional raise your hand to ask a question was augmented with Twitter questions from the audience (you can see the results at the following link). A significant decline in the quantity and quality of the questions when you look at the twitter feed. When people are meeting face to face - - we still like our discourse face to face and not limited by the number of characters you can type into Twitter. This is also an indication that Twitter is not very widespread at least in the context of the people in audience at this particular conference.