The Steampunk Eye Ball is up and running. It features a copper lightning rod ball, pan and tilt servos, a decorative brass frame and base, along with a Pixy image processing camera inside. You simply sit it on a table, plug in a cell phone power pack and the device will track you as you … Read more
Here’s the link to my “Steampunk Presentation Manipulation Apparatus” session, yesterday at FETC.
The response has been amazing for the Generation 4.0 Steampunk Conference Badge. People stopped me and asked what it was and if I made it. I told them how it worked and showed them the connected Raspberry Pi. There were a few selfies, which was kind of new to me. Nevertheless, everybody enjoyed it and … Read more
Once you get over the initial fright of doing presentations, I think you should start treating your appearances as “the show”. I believe ALL presentations are a show. Some speakers speak to inform. Some entertain. Some advocate or persuade. Some highlight and solve a problem. No matter what kind of presentation, they are all YOUR … Read more
The 2015 summer conference proposal season, is upon us and it’s time to get your thoughts together and submitted. Speaking opportunities abound from deep-tech like OSCON to countless other meetups, events, and local venues. They are always looking for good speakers, who know their topic and can put on a compelling show. You’ll want to … Read more