Slides for most of the technical and freelancing talks I have given in the past are available below. If you find the talks useful and are in a financial position to do so, please consider making a donation to Asthma UK or Diabetes UK, two charities who work to raise awareness of conditions affecting people close to me.

Please get in touch if you would like me to give one of these talks at your company, conference or user group, or if you would like me to prepare a talk on another subject related to technology or freelancing.

If you are interested in ancient history, you may also enjoy some of my non-technical talks.

Feedback from my talks include:

A five minute trashing of almost every programming language you’ve heard of in favour of PHP raised the most laughs of the day!

Really enjoyed the evening. […] fascinating talk

Good content and very well delivered too, thanks for your efforts

Paul was able to convey how Ansible works

Two [talks] stand out as particularly memorable: Paul Waring’s defence of PHP

It was definitely memorable. You should do more talks on this subject.

You are more than welcome to talk again! Thanks again

Paul’s talk is going down very, very well. Excellently given, and this is fantastic advice for everyone in a technical role, considering contracting.

Excellent talk. Lots of useful info.