Category: Tools

Turn everything off! You can’t be too careful when you are presenting … RSS Readers may need to click through to the post H/T: DR

The thank you bit: The one-off visitors to the Oasis have always come and gone, but the number of travellers who have decided to bide a while has been steadily increasing over the past year. Today, the nice people at Feedburner tell me we have just broken 600 RSS subscribers. Thank you all for stopping […]

So, you know the way I railed against ever owning a mobile phone for ever such a long time? And then I railed against WAP and and all its associated twaddle? And more recently, I was a little cross about the cost, pricing plans and lack of key features on the iPhone here in Ireland? […]

So, you know the way I railed against ever owning a mobile phone for ever such a long time? And then I railed against WAP and and all its associated twaddle? And more recently, I was a little cross about the cost, pricing plans and lack of key features on the iPhone here in Ireland? […]

Olivia Mitchell over at Speaking About Presenting asked me to contribute to a group writing project on what’s going to happen (or more likely what we’d all like to happen and what should happen) with PowerPoint usage in the coming year. She’s had some great contributions thus far and I’m delighted to throw my $0.02 […]

Love Actually was the midweek on RTE this week. Good Bob Dylan homage in this scene. Yes, thank you, I noticed that it’s schmaltzy. But it’s still clever. And a bit poignant. Nice language too. And anyway, it’s Christmas – so shoot me: RSS readers may need to click through to the post. (Click here […]

We’ve all seen how cool Wordle is for all manner of summings-up, but I really liked this – courtesy of my esteemed colleague, Mr Reid: What do you think? Is there room for something a little left-field like this in your job-hunting strategy?

This most excellent page has had its ranks swelled by one. And when I say swelled, I mean swelled. Thank you Guy.

Bruce Schneier spotted that the Australian Government is planning to ban laser pointers. Yay! Whistles and cheers from Dublin! Woo-hoo for the Ozzies! Oh … hang on a moment … it’s got nothing to do with presenting or causing motion sickness in audiences. Apparently, laser pointers were used against planes coming in to land in […]

Bruce Schneier spotted that the Australian Government is planning to ban laser pointers. Yay! Whistles and cheers from Dublin! Woo-hoo for the Ozzies! Oh … hang on a moment … it’s got nothing to do with presenting or causing motion sickness in audiences. Apparently, laser pointers were used against planes coming in to land in […]