Tags: speaking

Jeremy Keith - Pencil vs Pixel

I met Cesar at An Event Apart in San Diego earlier this year. We had a nice lunchtime chat and he suggested that I come on his show, Pencil vs Pixel. I was, of course, honoured and I accepted his invitation immediately.

300 Seconds Brighton: Sign up as a speaker

The next 300 Seconds event is in just a few days time.

If you’re a woman who’s not spoken in public before, 300 Seconds is the perfect platform for getting started. Simply tell us what you’d like to talk about for 5 minutes – and we’ll be in touch soon.

Indie Tech Summit - Brighton, UK - July 4th, 2014

I’ll be speaking at this event that Aral is putting on here in Brighon on the fourth of July (independence day — geddit?).

speaking.io

Some easily-digestible nuggets of advice on public speaking.

rem : fullfrontalconf2013 on Huffduffer

Get these down your earholes!

Remy has huffduffed all the audio from this year’s Full Frontal conference.

Bouzoukis, Brighton and the Bigger Picture: Jeremy Keith Takes the Long View

I had a nice chat with Michelle from Future Insights about the web and long-term thinking.

A Responsive Day Out by David Bushell

David shares his first ever speaking experience at the Responsive Day Out. I’m so, so happy he agreed to do it—he was great!

Ladies in Tech

A great new site from Jenn and Yesenia: celebrating and supporting female speakers in technology.

Going Full Frontal — Acko.net

Steven Wittens, who gave a terrific talk all about maths at last week’s Full Frontal conference, describes his experience at that most excellent event.

Open Conference Expectations — Gist

This is a really good initiative—a list of minimum expectations from conference organisers (although there’s clearly some differences between cheaper grassroots events and larger industry affairs).

“Authenticity,” an article by Dan Mall

Cute. I gave Dan some advice. He made it look all pretty.

A Whole Lotta Nothing: Webstock: best conference ever

I’m genuinely touched by Matt’s kind words on my Webstock talk. It really means a lot to me, coming from him.

An open letter to Arran Ross-Paterson : Cennydd Bowles

Cennydd is a gent, slow to anger. So it took a lot to get him wound up enough to write about this issue. I’m glad he did.

SimpleBits / On Speaking

Some good tips on public speaking from Dan.

My Faith in Nerds: Stronger Than Any Gelatinous Cube | 43 Folders

I'm very touched by this description of dConstruct from Merlin. We were incredibly lucky to have him come and speak. He the man.

Andy Budd::Blogography: 7 Ways to Improve your Public Speaking

Excellent advice from Andy on public speaking.

apophenia: spectacle at Web2.0 Expo... from my perspective

A vivid first-person description of danah boyd's talk at the Web 2.0 Expo. I have to say, I'm not entirely surprised that she had a such a humiliating experience at such a douchebaggy conference.

An Event Apart News Archive

If you live in the US, there's a good chance that I'll be speaking at a city near you in 2010. Here are five dates and places for An Event Apart; I'll speaking at all of them.

List of Words it is NOT ok to ever say.

Glad to see "webinar" on this list. Shame about "lifestream."

The Septic's Companion - A mercifully brief guide to British culture and slang

British English slang dictionary with translations into American English.

Douchespeak

Ridiculing the empty language of the corporate world one putrid word at a time.

Eventbrite - A provocative evening of science, technology and design

There's a new London geek event going on. The inaugural evening next week features a nice selection of speakers. And it's free!

Rands In Repose: Out Loud

Some good advice on preparing presentations.

ongoing · In The Audience

Tim Bray echoes my thoughts on conferences. "And let’s be brutal: at most conferences, there are two ways to get a talk accepted: submit an interesting talk, or bribe the conference organizer. Oops, sorry: I meant “be a platinum sponsor”."

When accessibility is not your problem (Joe Clark)

Notes from Joe's @smedias. Please read the whole thing before (mis)judging what he said.

Headshift :: What other conferences can learn from Reboot

If you're involved in organising a conference, there are some really valuable lessons to be gleaned from Lee's examination of Reboot.

Advice for presentations: It happens! ¶ Personal Weblog of Joe Clark, Toronto

Joe shares his experiences of public speaking. There's some great advice here.

An Event Apart Chicago 2007

Mark your calendars. If you can make it Chicago in August, I'll see you at An Event Apart. I think this is going to be a lot of fun.

help.net : Invitation to AJAX Presentation - Dublin - The Clarence Hotel - May 8th

If you're in Dublin on the evening of the 8th of May, come 'round to Bono's hotel to hear me natter on about Ajax.

Interview with Jeremy Keith » Make Me A Speaker! Blog

Meri asked me a few questions about public speaking. I was only too happy too answer them.

Main Page - MakeMeASpeaker

Meri has created a wiki where would-be speakers can get advice and mentoring from established speakers. I don't know if I'm established but I'm offering my services.

The Dilbert Blog: Good News Day

Scott Adams lost the ability to speak but by hacking his brain through the use of rhyme, regained it again. Paging Dr. Sachs, paging Dr. Pinker.

Toronto Interacts presentation, 2006.10.25

Joe's notes make for great reading, specifically "Accessibility is a precursor to usability."

Istd - Kern up the Volume

Erik Spiekermann is speaking in London at the start of November. For just £15, this event looks like great value.

BBC NEWS | Health | Sex 'cuts public speaking stress'

This is exactly the kind of timely research I need before next week's Ajax workshop.

Buzzword Hell

Am I buzzword or not?

sooper » misc » ppt

A list of articles discussing the impact of a reliance on PowerPoint® and bullet-point based communication.