Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

The Presentation Randomizer

Category: Fun, Presentation, The Ajax Experience

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At our Ajax Experience keynote this year, Dion and I coded up a simple little program that buzzed at random intervals every 10-120 seconds. Whenever it buzzed, one of us had to stop talking and the other would have to pick up right where the other guy left off. It definitely kept things fresh.

Quite a few folks asked us to release the code. It’s quite trivial; check it out.

We used SoundManager2 to play the buzzer sound; the rest is straight-forward.

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You guys are always going the extra mile! :)

Comment by tvalletta — October 1, 2008

You’re kidding right? haha.

Comment by ibolmo — October 1, 2008

Hey, this is a neat idea for presenting. Reminds me of a tag-team Pecha Kucha. Do you happen to have a video online of how the presentation went?

Comment by esjay — October 1, 2008

Run and hide! Serif fonts! My eyes!

Otherwise, neat, and I can’t imagine it being used in a presentation. That must have been something. I echo esjay in request of video (or audio, even).

Comment by ialexi — October 1, 2008

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