Presented

How Do You Feel? Your Computer Knows (video)

A video to accompany this article in CACM. Wrote, produced, and presented.

Screenshot of the YouTube version of the video: See description for the full video
Date of publication: 
Mon, 12/23/2013

Advice from Alumni: Freelancing Basics

A done-in-one short video, with minor cutaways. Me giving advice to Oberlin College students on how to get started as a freelancer. Requested by the Oberlin College and Conservatory's Career Center, and promoted at http://oberlin.edu/career/students/advice_from_alumni.html.

Screenshot of video as it appears on Oberlin College site
Date of publication: 
Fri, 11/15/2013

Making the Internet Safe for Gadgets (video)

A video to accompany this article of the same name. My first solo video production!

Screenshot of the video on YouTube
Date of publication: 
Sun, 09/22/2013

Keynote from DrupalCamp Western NY

Keynote presentation from the inaugural two-day event, "DrupalCamp Western NY" in Buffalo, 14 October 2011. The event's theme was "Hello, Universe", so I riffed on how the Drupal community is growing (beyond the more common "Hello, World"), and how its culture will inevitably change as a result. Video by Stephen Rosenthal, http://caramaxstudio.com. Appearance sponsored by Acquia; at the time I was that company's Content and Communications Director.

Still frame from Buffalo presentation
Date of publication: 
Sat, 10/15/2011

Stanford University Tech Briefing: lynda.com and Drupal

A "Stanford University Tech Briefing" about Drupal, given mostly to people who were already using it for departmental websites. Sponsored by lynda.com. Published description: "lynda.com and Drupal — Tom Geller, lynda.com. Do you have lingering questions about your Drupal web site? In this session, lynda.com trainer Tom Geller answers some of the most often-asked questions about entering and managing content in Drupal.

Screenshot of my slides from the talk
Date of publication: 
Fri, 10/29/2010

Writing Articles

In this course, author Tom Geller explores the process of writing articles and publications for businesses large and small. The course begins with a look at the preparation you'll need to do, best ways to find assignments, and smart strategies for determining your article approach. Next, the course dives into techniques you can use to brainstorm angles, research, interview experts, finish a piece, and build your portfolio.

Screenshot from Writing Articles
Date of publication: 
Fri, 05/24/2013

Freelancing Fundamentals

In this course, author and seasoned freelancer Tom Geller shows you how to prepare for a transition to freelancing. Begin by taking a look at your career goals, the systems that will support you, and proper ways to plan for success. Find out how to marshal your resources, refine your portfolio for presentation to clients, and estimate your costs to avoid any surprises on the financial front. Plus, discover how to create invoices, manage your books and taxes, expand your client base with marketing, and grow your business.

Screenshot from Freelancing Fundamentals
Date of publication: 
Wed, 01/30/2013

Drupal 7 Advanced Training

This course teaches web site designers how to take their sites to the next level with a few advanced techniques and the free and open-source Drupal software. Author Tom Geller shows how to configure the most popular add-on modules; use *nix commands and an FTP program to manage a Drupal site on a web server; change its visual appearance using the latest graphical tools; automate and speed through common tasks with Drush; integrate with social media sites; and see how "supermodules" like Panels, Context, Rules, and Features open up new worlds of code-free development.

Screenshot of intro to Drupal 7 Advanced Training
Date of publication: 
Thu, 05/17/2012

Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

This course demonstrates how to use the Views module and other add-ons in Drupal to present dynamic, data-rich content. The course examines several real-world examples of effective data visualization and describes the Drupal data-storage model. The course also shows how to create, format, and style views; control access to data; improve data administration with Views Bulk Operations; and display content as custom maps and slide shows. Exercise files accompany the course.
Topics include:

Screenshot of intro to Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data
Date of publication: 
Thu, 11/17/2011

Audio interview for Lullabot's "Drupal Voices" podcast

A 13-1/2 minute interview by Kent Bye of Lullabot for their "Drupal Voices" series. This interview took place at DrupalCon Chicago in March 2011.

Screenshot from Lullabot.com page hosting the interview
Date of publication: 
Tue, 09/20/2011

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Presented