TEDxBled is right around the corner and it's accepting random people to come give a talk. There's a competition going on and out of everyone who submits a video they'll pick the best two to come dazzle the audience.
Since this is a pretty cool opportunity and I almost have something worthwhile to say I decided to pitch a talk about my giving your future self a voice idea. It's nowhere near the high level of altruism and awesomeness of the other ideas pitched so far, but hey ... we can't all be spectacular right?
Talking into a computer is insanely weird for me, I prefer a crowd - it's somehow easier, probably because I can feel for a connection, get a few cheap laughs and generally feel how I'm doing and whether I should change the pace around or whatever.
After a few takes I came up with this:
The voice is crappy, the lighting sucks because you can't see my face well, but if I tried going for a different shot I'd have to clean my room and that just sounds too much like an excuse to avoid studying for exams.
It's a long shot and I probably won't be asked to present, but at least I tried :)
- TEDxYouth Ljubljana report (swizec.com)
- TEDx speaker auditions to come to Sydney - but no product-hawkers, jargon-junkies, dullards, motivator wannabes or spouters of new-age fluff (mumbrella.com.au)
- TEDx coming to Nagpur (meinewalt.wordpress.com)
- TEDx 2011: Embracing Risk (Live-Blog) (midd-blog.com)
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