Help me with a video workflow

Today I was trying to take a part of a YouTube video and getting it inserted into a PowerPoint presentation. I’m pretty sure the workflow that eventually accomplished this feat could use some improvement. I started by grabbing the FLV and converting it to AVI using Vixy.net. Then I tried to simply bring the AVI…

ABA Techshow Day 1 AM

My first session, in the Litigation track, is the Formula for high-tech trial success. Starting out with basics of converting documents into easy to review format. (TIF), discovery software, review software. Use the technology to dedupe, organize by search terms, etc. You simply can’t go through every document manually anymore with the quantities of ESI…

Photography Law

Brett Trout has put together a pretty good list of links to help explain all the various legal rights and responsibilities you have when taking photos. It’s definitely worth keeping handy, if not reading through some of it to keep yourself out of harm’s way. This is especially interesting to me lately, not because I…

Attention Event Planners

Having spent over 12 hours at an event today, arriving at 5:30AM to setup, staying all day to babysit the tech and take pictures, and finally getting to leave around 6 after tearing down/packing up the equipment, I learned something new today. I’ve worked events like this in the past, and I’ve worked a few…

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A new Twist for Presentations

Yesterday, I was writing about the bump in the road with using Open Office instead of MS Office on our pool laptops, namely, PowerPoint presentations. Today, my further research into that led me in some interesting directions. I started out getting a copy of the PowerPoint viewer. I know that not everyone has their presentation…