[Baypiggies] Questions from BayPiggies AV guy
nicholsonjf at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 21:17:02 CET 2014
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On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, James Nicholson <nicholsonjf at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
> Subject: Questions from BayPiggies AV guy
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> 'glen at glenjarvis.com');>>
> You might want to look for the video recording of my talk at Yelp Oct
> 16 -- the baypiggies event will be a similar talk. For your test,
> here's the powerpoint file I used to present there (or a close
> approximation, there was a version glitch IIRC). Are you saying I
> won't be able to use my own laptop? (Not saying I can't work that way,
> but I like being in control.)
> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 6:58 PM, James Nicholson <nicholsonjf at gmail.com>
> > Excellent! And I'm glad you told me about your hand gestures in advance,
> > unfortunately we were only able to capture the right half of Alex
> > performance.
> > I'm working with our liaison at LinkedIn to setup a dry run of the
> > on-site next week, so hopefully I can work out all the glitches then. :-)
> > Would it be alright with you to send me your slides in advance and to
> > present from a MacBook I can bring? This way, I can ensure all the right
> > software is installed (and tested during the dry run) and that we have
> > right adapter to connect to the projector.
> > Thanks, Guido!
> > James Nicholson
> > nicholsonjf.com
> > On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 8:12 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>
> >> Hi James,
> >> Broadcasting is fine, and I will just be talking while presenting
> >> slides. I'll use some wild hand gestures but no live coding. :-)
> >> I strongly recommend that you practice setting this up from the venue,
> >> as in the past I have had a lot of frustrating experiences with video
> >> conferences/broadcasts and not a lot of success. Especially if you
> >> need something installed on my laptop that probably will be a no-no,
> >> since it is a work laptop.
> >> Looking forward to it!
> >> --Guido
> >> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:48 PM, James Nicholson <nicholsonjf at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hey Guido,
> >> >
> >> > My name is James Nicholson, I've been recording the past few
> >> > talks and maintaining them here. We're really looking forward to your
> >> > upcoming talk on Tulip at our January 23rd meeting.
> >> >
> >> > Myself and one of the organizers Glen Jarvis (copied) have been
> >> > discussing
> >> > the idea of broadcasting the BayPiggies talks live via Google Hangouts
> >> > on
> >> > Air. We thought your talk would be a perfect first broadcast, given
> >> > there is
> >> > already a wait list and a lot of folks won't be able to attend in
> >> > person. Is
> >> > it alright with you for us to record your talk and broadcast it? After
> >> > the
> >> > broadcast, the video would be made available for later viewing via our
> >> > YouTube channel.
> >> >
> >> > If this is okay, I'm wondering whether your talk will consist of
> >> > anything
> >> > more than speaking over the microphone and displaying static slides
> >> > the
> >> > projector (i.e. video, live coding, writing on the white board).
> >> > this in advance will allow us to ensure everything is captured
> >> >
> >> > Thanks and really looking forward to meeting you in person and hearing
> >> > your
> >> > talk about Tulip!
> >> >
> >> > James Nicholson
> >> > nicholsonjf.com
> >> --
> >> --Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
> --Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
> James Nicholson
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