Open, transparent, and vocal - adding audio to your outreach*
Let's talk about modern podcasting. There are good reasons to include audio and video in your project or personal blog, and it's gotten so much easier in the last 5 years.
Let’s talk about modern podcasting. There are good reasons to include audio and video in your project or personal blog, and it’s gotten so much easier in the last 5 years.
We’lll cover the quick and dirty options all the way through a professionally edited long form podcast offering options, including software and hardware to help you gain a broader audience for your content. Audio is great for time doing chores, time in the car, or to increase the availability of your content for those who might be sight challenged.
Sheeri K. Cabral has a master’s degree in computer science specializing in databases from Brandeis University and a background in systems administration. Unstoppable as a volunteer and activist since age 14, Cabral founded and organizes the Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MySQL User Group. She was the first MySQL Oracle ACE Director, and is the founder (and current treasurer) of Technocation, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing resources and educational grants for IT professionals. She wrote the MySQL Administrator’s Bible and has been a technical editor for high-profile O’Reilly books such as High Performance MySQL 2nd Edition and CJ Date’s SQL and Relational Theory.
Sarah Novotny is the VP of MySQL and LAMP Practice, Blue Gecko. She is a founder of Blue Gecko which does remote administration and management of databases around the world including MySQL, Oracle, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL. Her focus has been MySQL database administration since MySQL was in version 3.23.
She is additionally the Program Chair of OSCON and the Chair of the IOUG’s MySQL Council.
Her technology writing and adventures can be found at http://bluegecko.net/community/blog/ and her more esoteric musings at http://sarahnovotny.com. For twittery things, check out http://twitter.com/sarahnovotny. To connect with her on linked in wander over to http://linkedin.com/in/sarahnovotny
- Title: IRL: How Do Geeks Undermine Their Presentations and Conversations with Body Language
- Track: Hacks
- Room: B202/03
- Time: 11:00 – 11:45am
Many geeks are uncomfortable interacting IRL with clients or audiences but you don’t have to be. There are some simple physical tricks to keeping an audience (of 1 or 1k) engaged and not undermining your skills and yourself.
- Speakers: Sarah Novotny