Category: presentations

Black Tonic: The tonic for what ails shared online presentations and Web conferencing

HTML and Javascript? No Flash? No plugins? Black Tonic just works. And because it uses basic technology to work its magic that means it will even run on an iPhone.

Sometime, somwhere, you’ve tried to share a presentation with someone else. You know you have. And every time you have, you’ve wound up tearing your hair out, haven’t you? It’s okay. You’re among friends. You can be honest.

I know. You’ve tried that Web conferencing stuff. You’ve tried emailing them a PDF. You’ve tried simply calling them to review a hard copy. But it never ever works the way you expect that it should. If only there were a better way….

Well, now there is. Portland-based Black Tonic. Read More

Make PowerPoint even more painful with Portland Presentation Karaoke

What could possibly make presenting PowerPoint presentation even more painful? It’s almost as bad as karaoke. Well, in fact, it is karaoke. Presentation Karaoke. And it’s happening tonight at 7 at the Someday Lounge in Portland.

[HTML1]What could possibly make presenting a PowerPoint presentation even more painful? How about presenting off the cuff in front of a crowd without ever having seen the slides? With content that covers who knows what?

Oh my. It’s almost as bad as karaoke. Well, in fact, it is karaoke. Presentation Karaoke. And it’s happening tonight at 7 at the Someday Lounge in Portland. Read More

Ignite Portland 6: Who’s got the burning ideas this time?

From the sounds of things, choosing presentations for Ignite Portland 6 was a bit of a doozy. But the Ignite Portland team managed to soldier on and select a group of presenters to take the stage on July 16.

There were almost 70 proposals—and all of them were really good. So who made the cut? Read More

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