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  • Blog Post: students involved with technology 2014

    January 24th Mr. Chuck D was on the Arsenio Hall show. Arsenio was discussing his old show "We talk about my old show...I fought for groups like you and NWA and one situation I lost a fight with Paramount because your song was called 'By the Time I Get To Arizona'." "Tell young...
  • Blog Post: kindle madness and how full is your bucket?

    i have finally made a convert to the amazon kindle - my wife (and hopefully soon my parents or at least my father). i shouldn't take any of the credit - her friend (and my high school classmate) amy actually did all the work. i've been toying with the idea ever since it came out (since my wife loves...
  • Blog Post: february post

    i haven’t had a formal post in almost a month, so this one has some information that’s been accumulating in my head or other places on the internet.  on february 11th i presented the keynote at sit (students involved with technology) .  i showed ford sync , microsoft tag and then some of the...
  • Blog Post: powerpoint not required

    two years ago this month i joined dekalb area toastmasters. for the past year i have served as our club's president. today i was able to recreate my "icebreaker" speech the way i would have two years ago if a projector were available. the title of the speech was "powerpoint not required". i started out...
  • Blog Post: domains, domains, domains

    i attended our dekalb toastmasters website committee meeting this morning and took on the job of figuring out our website domain registration. it's with yahoo small business and i have a yahoo account, but the account that initially registered the domain name is not a member of the club (and we don't...
  • Blog Post: a powerpoint proposal

    This video is a great example of how to use PowerPoint (and just because you can use PowerPoint doesn't mean you should use PowerPoint). It's about 3 minutes in length - 1st minute shows a good presentation (but I DO NOT condone PowerPoint for this type of proposal EVER) then a bad presentation example...
  • Blog Post: toastmasters leadership institute

    on saturday i will be presenting at the toastmasters leadership institute in normal, il on the toastmasters vp of membership role. i'm serving the dekalb area toastmasters as the vp of education this year (i was the president last year) and as i prepared for this presentation i had a lot of great examples...
  • Blog Post: pptplex

    We're almost there - Windows 8 will RTM in a couple of days! Once Windows 8 hits the RTM (or release to manufacturing) milestone, there will be a wave of presentations surrounding this milestone. I was reviewing the PowerPoint templates available to me and came across PPTPlex - which allows some novel...