Archive for July, 2005

Darren LaCroix

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Darren LaCroix is the Toastmasters International 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking. Last night he gave a free presentation here in Vegas called “Learning From a Dead Frog,” which I attended eagerly along with about 150 others. During his presentation Darren dissected his 7-minute championship speech (titled “Ouch!”) and explained how he developed, rehearsed, and […]

Full Text Feeds Restored

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

For the past week, I set this blog to use summary feeds instead of full text feeds as an experiment to see what effect this would have on bandwidth consumption. I expected bandwidth usage to drop with summary feeds, figuring that many people who download the feeds may not even read them and wouldn’t bother […]