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Prezi For The Win? Ten Top Tips To Make a Good One

Prezi For The Win? Ten Top Tips To Make a Good One
Update, May 2013: I’ve re-updated a newer guide to Prezi, actually in Prezi itself: See also: 6 useful things Prezi can which even experienced users miss The ten tips of the title are near the top of this post – it’s quite long, so don’t worry about reading the examples bit if you just want the nuts and bolts. [Update: I've also created a slide-deck which acts as a simpler version of this post - you can read and view it here. I’ve created or had a hand in creating three Prezis that have made it into the public arena (plus some previous attempts that I’ve deleted). Incidentally, if this top 10 tips had to be just a top 1, it would be: a good Prezi is a balance between exploiting the capabilities of the medium, and ensuring these capabilities don’t become and end in themselves. Ten Top Tips Create your structure first, fill in the details afterwards. Example one is the first one I ever did – for this blog post on tomorrow’s information professionals. So what’s bad about this? Related:  Prezi

beautiful bits – by the prezi design team - Latest The ultimate guide to Prezi Update: the Prezi itself, below, was updated in May 2013 with some more tips, examples, FAQs, and also to cover the new Prezi interface. I’ve been meaning to do this for ages, so here we go: a complete guide to the presentation software Prezi, from what it is and why to use it right up to advanced techniques for making your presentation absolutely killer. Works best on full-screen, as ever. I created this for a workshop next week in the library, so I was going to launch it then – but Prezi themselves have started promoting it via their Facebook presence and on their Explore page. I created a hand-out for the workshop, which features screen-grabs of the nuts-and-bolts instructions on how to use Prezi, plus this basic overview for those completely new to it: The basics The basic principle of Prezi is to put objects on the canvas and link them together with a ‘path’. Objects can be text boxes, images, youtube videos or graphics. Just click on the canvas anywhere to start adding stuff.

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Font Generator - Make Your Own Handwriting Font With Your Fonts Technology - Gamification: Is it game over? Taking the rules of video games and applying them to everyday life was billed as the next big thing, something that would transform everything from dull office work to how we exercise. But can it really work? Brushed your teeth this morning? If this all sounds like an Orwellian nightmare, think again. Gamification is a buzz word used to describe systems that take elements of everyday games like chess and Donkey Kong and applies them to everyday life. But if you think it is just tech-savvy teens hoping for a cheap latte that are in on the game, think again. But now there seems to be a growing backlash. Power up The ideas that underpin gamification stretch as far back as 1937, when American psychologist BF Skinner proposed a system he called operant conditioning. But on their own, these ideas were not enough. The other trend that allowed gamification to grab the limelight was so-called big data. This kind of example is well known to Paharia. Mysterious medium Rewards scheme

Prezi Prezi is a cloud-based (SaaS) presentation software and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas.[1][2][3][4][5] The product employs a zooming user interface (ZUI), which allows users to zoom in and out of their presentation media, and allows users to display and navigate through information within a 2.5D or parallax 3D space on the Z-axis. Prezi was officially established in 2009 by co-founders Adam Somlai-Fischer, Peter Halacsy and Peter Arvai. History[edit] Prezi (or was created by the support of Kitchen Budapest and Magyar Telekom in 2008 in order to replace the ordinary slide based presentations. Products and features[edit] Prezi Path Tool Prezi ZUI[edit] The Prezi online and offline ZUI editors employ a common tool palette, allowing users to pan and zoom, and to size, rotate, or edit an object. Prezi Desktop[edit] Working with images not supported in the online editor may be possible in the Prezi Desktop Editor. Prezi Collaborate[edit] Revenue model[edit]

6 useful things Prezi can do (which even experienced users miss) I keep discovering new things about the presentation software Prezi. Asking around, it seems lots of other users didn’t know about some or all of these either, so with that in mind I thought I’d draw your attention to 6 useful things. Got any more? Leave them in a comment… 1. All you need to do is go to Upgrade on the Prezi site, and stick in your university email address (.edu or etc). Free, useful, but many don’t find it 2. This is completely brilliant. By pressing shift before drawing a frame, it keeps a perfect 4:3 aspect ratio as you draw it – moving the mouse simply increases or decreases the size, but the shape stays the same. All of the frames you see here are drawn using this technique – click the pic to go to the actual Prezi and see how it works for the viewer 3. I realise most of you will know this one, but I wrongly assumed it was an ‘upgraded licence only’ option for ages, so thought I’d flag it up here. It’s not ‘Save a copy’ as you might expect; it’s ‘Download’ 4.

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What MIT Should Have Done Ten thousand students have just taken the final exam in MITx's course "6.002x Circuits and Electronics." The sheer size of this course (120,000 first registered back in March), the high-wattage backing of MIT for a certificate of completion to all those who make it through to the end, and the free, open access nature of this MOOC (a "massive open online course") seemingly ushers in a fundamentally new paradigm in higher education. When coupled with the recent headlines about similar ventures such as Coursera, Udacity, and MIT's own new partnership with Harvard to form edX, the policy world has been positively aglow: David Brooks calls it a "campus tsunami"; John Chubb proclaims it an "historic transformation"; Thomas Friedman writes, simply, "welcome to the college education revolution." In one respect, such adulation is completely understandable. Indeed. But there is a problem. MIT could have done so much more. Until now. And that makes sense. About the Author Dan W.

About Adam Somlai-Fischer @ aether architecture About Adam Somlai-Fischer Adam Somlai-Fischer (1976 Budapest) is an artist, entrepreneur and architect. He is interested in the cultural qualities of new technologies, and to explore these he created artistic installations, software products and institutions. A supporter of peer production, Adam collaborates with designers, artists and engineers, where motivations are shared to create projects from conglomerates of thinking cultures. Examples include: Prezi – a zooming presentation editor, Reconfigurable House and Reorient – spaces made of thousands of electronic toys, Aleph, an outdoor display built from kinetic mirrors, Wifi Camera – a DIY camera taking picture of the Wifi landscape, Ping Genius Loci – a field of outdoor analogue pixels, Brainmirror – a mixed reality experience presenting MRI through a mirror, Low Tech Sensors and Actuators workshop and handbook, and Induction house – a set of experiments for spatial projections. Prizes Exhibitions

5 easy ways to create fabulous slides Presentations, eh? We pretty much all have to do them now – and we certainly all have to watch them at some time or other. So let’s all make nice ones, and collectively save ourselves from death by Powerpoint. Creating decent slide-decks is actually very straightforward. The deck above details five methods, in order of easyness: The simple colours method (easiest)The one background, many colours methodThe two-tone-texture methodThe found-flickr methodThe augmented white slide method (trickiest). On a closely related note, here’s a quick reminder not to break the basic rules of presenting, which Slideshare featured on their homepage a while back: Other guides (including Prezi presentation software) available here: Good luck creating fabulous slides! - thewikiman

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How to create a good prezi – World Economic Forum Matthias Lüfkens is the man behind the social media communication of the World Economic Forum. He and his colleagues have upgraded the Forum's online presence and have made the world's most important summit on economy more transparent than ever before. They now use Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, YouTube and Myspace among other channels, involve citizen reporters and share almost every media content instantly on the web. Introducing how the WEF uses social media tools, Matthias is a keynote speaker of many events and conferences worldwide. As social media architect at the World Economic Forum, you see world leaders talking about the hottest issues of the planet. The best presentations are those which do not require any text. What were the most attractive features of Prezi when you first tried it? Prezi is bringing the art of presentation to a new level. How do you think Prezi shapes the way people tell their stories? Prezi helps visualize the stream of consciousness of a speaker.