Presentation Tips

So, after working onsite at a day long seminar, and watching numerous people give presentations, I have some thoughts naturally. 🙂 If you are presenting using a lapel microphone, let’s try and put that sucker in the middle of your jacket, or even on your tie guys, ok? If you put it on the outside…

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…