Tag: great tools

  • A (minor) rant on why good presentation design works …

    Once again I’m reminded of the impact of good design. This morning I received an e-letter from SlideShare pointing me to the  World’s Best Presentation Contest winners. Judged by some big-hitters in the web-design stakes (Garr Reynolds, Guy Kawasaki, Nancy Duarte, Bert Decker) here is the overall winner. THIRST View SlideShare presentation or Upload your…

  • Commenting: challenges of another sort

    It’s been a busy couple of days for me. Ignoring the beautiful weather outside, I’ve been engaged in video conversations with the Seesmic community.  My previous post outlined some of the challenges I faced at the outset. I’ve been interested to see how others on Seesmic deal with video commenting. The style is eclectic; some…

  • More commenting possibilities …

    Comment systems are the latest webb apps to intrigue me, but boy are they volatile.  I had pretty much decided to let go of CoComment and throw in my lot with Disqus both regular, traditional comment systems … you know, the kind where you use words and write sentences?  At the same time I was…

  • Day 26: Bring on the Media

    Back to the daily Comment Challenge tasks and I’m hunting down some A-V apps to diversify commenting and make it more dynamic. I’ve had a few words to say over the past week or so on my commenting using Seesmic, so I won’t bang the drum again. If you haven’t read them, just type ‘Seesmic’…

  • Postcard of a project

    I’ve been working with a team of students for the past 10 weeks on what we call a production project. It’s a period of engagement with a particular play with all of their classes, training, workshops, rehearsals etc., being focussed on the final outcome … a public production. The students are in their second year…

  • Words and/or Moving Pictures

    {seesmic_video:{“url_thumbnail”:{“value”:”http://t.seesmic.com/thumbnail/PGUSWpsfsu_th1.jpg”}”title”:{“value”:”Words and Moving Pictures “}”videoUri”:{“value”:”http://www.seesmic.com/video/DQDkRQhmwg”}}} What’s your preference?