At Monday's talk we had two A/V issues. Gene's wireless mike didn't have very strong output so he had to hold the little clip-on right up to his mouth. And the only place to put my laptop was about ten feet from where we needed to speak. A volunteer ended up pressing the spacebar for me on cue, but it wasn't a very satisfying arrangement for either of us.
We haven't jumped in and bought ourselves microphones yet, but I did pick up a Logitech 2.4 GHz Cordless Presenter yesterday. It's awfully neat. Just the right size, just the right feel, and I can stray 50 feet from my laptop. The USB radio receive is stored inside the remote when it's not plugged into the computer. My favorite feature is the built-in timer which will lightly buzz me with five-minute and two-minute warnings. I'll be using it Friday at the Sno-Isle all-staff day in Lynnwood, WA, where Gene and I will speak to a record (for us) 420 people!
Such a geek am I that now I want to book more talks just so I can use my new remote.
October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)
November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)
Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)
March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)
April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)
June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)
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