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My ‘Creating eBooks’ seminar at the London Book Fair 2012

The Pleasure and the Pain

Seems like the presentation I gave at the London Book Fair was very popular! Well, the turn out was very good, with people unable to get in for lack of seats. So, here then I post up my presentation slides in PDF), in case anyone missed it.

This talk was given as one of the seminars organised by the Publishing Training Centre, where I run the Creating eBooks 2-day course.

And here is the vidcast of the same.

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Posted on 18 Apr 2012 around 10am • Tagged with: Talks | Permanent link to this article

Powerpoint Performer

This is an update of an earlier version. I seem to give this talk annually, so I figured I should do a bit of work on it and then re-post. Is this an acceptable thing to do on a blog?

A couple of years ago I watched the [url=http://www.paulmccartney.com]Paul McCartney[/url] 'Back in the US' film of his tour, I was impressed by the incredible collage of digital film, animation and video that was projected behind the stage. Maybe this is typical now at pop concerts. I have heard about VJs, a new breed of nightclub and dance scene entrepreneurs who can construct, in real time, mixed digital video projected to go with the music.

Of course this may be a far cry from standing in front of class to give a 'Powerpoint' presentation, but still it's a performance, and how can we make it work well?

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Posted on 05 Dec 2005 around 11pm • Tagged with: Talks | Permanent link to this article