Chris and Chris talk about nothing including Patreon, getting sick and things not to Google.
Kyle Roderick and Tim Smith join Chris Enns to discuss their respective shows on Goodstuff — Transmission and For the Record. We get gear geeky and production geeky. Hang on for a bit longer episode than usual. Enjoy!
Follow up from a listener and an example of why I shouldn’t record before I’ve had my coffee.
Jon Krakauer gives an update on where Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, is these days after being revealed to be a fraud and abuser of donations to his charity. Turns out, quite well actually:
Turning a blind eye to his dishonest words and deeds, the CAI board of directors has continued to pitch Mortenson as the organization’s moral exemplar and guiding light, and still pays him $176,000 per year, according to the latest financial records released by CAI.
Incredibly, Mortenson has attempted to build actual bridges to try and help connect his lies:
And here’s the kicker: It was Mortenson who personally arranged for this bridge to be built and paid for with CAI funds, according to Zaman Ali, a resident of Askole who helped build it.
When our heroes turn out to be sleazebags, self-deception is easier than facing the facts.
Motivated by my internal competition with Lex Friedman to be more daily, I record an episode to update you on my Patreon campaign and my afternoon plans.
This Presentation Field Guide explains how to plan a presentation that will connect with your audience, the technical wizardry to create a stunning presentation, and walks you through presentation day to make sure it goes off without a hitch.
The book includes 5 chapters (The Trouble With Presentations, Tell a Story, Apple Keynote, Other Presentation Software, and Presentation Day) and 44 screencasts, audio interviews, and other rich media assets to help you make your next presentation riveting.
Presentations, along with the other MacSparky F also a great demo of what’s possible with iBooks Author, Apple’s free publishing app for the iBooks store.