September 2009

This is Prezi. It, or something like it, will hopefully make PowerPoint presentations obsolete.After playing around with it a little, I'd say it takes a bit to get proficient with the way it works and for your basic presentations I'd probably stick with what you know. But for those of you who love telling stories and laying out your presentations visually, this tool is totally rad to the power of sick....

Zac and Russel, I'll probably photoshop Todd in later.   I was at an event on Wednesday night where Russel Howcroft from GPYR, although perhaps more commonly known from The Gruen Transfer, spoke. Talking to a bunch of students about to graduate and looking for jobs, he made one particular point that I thought was quite interesting. Now I'm paraphrasing here but a small part of his speech went something like this...

Today I celebrate my twentieth birthday. What a personal branding crisis! This means I can no longer play up the whole "young naive teenage blogger who doesn't know what he's talking about" card. I suppose "young naive twenty something blogger who doesn't know what he's talking about" works too. Although it just doesn't have the same ring to it....