Video

Creating a quality webcam video

In the last year I’ve been increasing my use of webcam video. I use it for online training, recording recaps of my Slideshare content, and for posting video blog entries to YouTube and my website. Along the way, I’ve learned a few things that I’ve organized into a class. Here’s a recap of my lessons learned,…

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Photoshop for Technical Communicators

Photoshop is a great tool, and one I’ve enjoyed using since 1990. Here is a 15-minute video overview of a presentation I gave recently to the Orange County chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. As this is my home chapter for STC, I enjoyed (as always) their hospitality and warm reception! Here are the…

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Dude, what’s my interaction say?!

File this under ‘Nice Surprise’   I’m quite stoked right now (so pardon the multiple instances of surfer/SoCal lingo; it’s a geographical necessity), because I just found that Adobe Captivate 6 and Adobe Presenter 8 let you create xml snippets for interaction data, and import them into the interactions themselves. Since I’m in the middle…

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Using screener.com for short demos

(I used QuickTime Player to record this clip using my Thunderbolt display and external USB mic) Ever wanted to do a quick video or computer demonstration, but were too scared to try? Odds are you haven’t seen what Articulate makes available at screenr.com. All you need is an internet connection, some sort of microphone attached…

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