[thelist] Creating a portfolio

Steven Streight steven.streight at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 08:09:09 CST 2007

"webmastering" means operating a blog or wiki. tee hee hee.

Yes, like my blogroll and sidebar widgets, my sig file has sprawl. I put it
on a diet every quarter.

On 2/1/07, Marc S. <webdevpost at delime.com> wrote:
> Good grief Steven, that signature lineup is starting to look like a
> real-time, running autobiography! ;)
> On 2/1/07, Steven Streight <steven.streight at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > One major point: buy the most expensive, leather, sturdy, rich looking
> > portfolio bag or case you can find, with metal zippers and a brand logo
> > maybe.
> Anyway, don't they call it a Thinkpad (or PowerBook if you're that way
> inclined) these days?
> Presenting *web* technology portfolios on dead tree technology seems a
> bit stone age to me. Plus, it doesn't let you play solitaire instead
> of twiddling thumbs in the reception hall.
> > I think you are better off without blurbs or notes attached to anything.
> > Publicity Hound web site says that PowerPoint is stupid, and the best
> > presentations are off the cuff, ad lib, no notes, and only using visuals
> to
> > present visual ideas, i.e. pictures and photos.
> I agree that presentation is a skill that is much more about
> accurately reading and communicating with your audience than hiding
> behind the clicker, but Power Point is inherently no more stupid than
> a hammer or a gun or a camera phone.
> The only advice I can give outside of the already excellent fare is to
> try to get a sense of when you're talking too much or too little about
> a particular site/issue  and adjust your delivery accordingly.
> regards
> -marc
> (who is also confused about just what webmastering means these days)
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Steven Streight aka Vaspers the Grate
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