“Enlighten us, but make it quick”

5 minutes, 20 slides, auto-advancing every 15 seconds – I love Ignite; so I was delighted to be invited to speak at Ignite Dublin a few weeks ago.
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I was mortified to be the only speaker who over-ran his time on the night. I could blame my butterfingers, my lack of a lavallier mic, or admit to under-rehearsal – but after extensive consultation with my PR people, we’ve decided to lay the blame squarely at Satan’s door. My 15% over-run was plainly a consequence of my attempt to unmask the Lord of the Flies’ pernicious activities using his unthinking minions in Redmond.
H/T to Demetri Martin for the wonderful pie chart.