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Video: Merlin's Time & Attention Talk

Macworld '08: Merlin Mann / "Living with Data"

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This was the first edition of a talk that's already starting to evolve rather quickly. The slides are available at Slideshare, and you can yoink yourself an embeddable version right here:


Last month, I premiered a new presentation at Macworld San Francisco 2008 called "Living with Data" (previously). Since this talk was part of the "Vision" track, I used the opportunity to start gathering some threads around the idea of time and attention that had been floating around my head for a while (I think you can see the genesis of some of this stuff in my IDEO visit).

The IDG folks were kind enough to post a movie of my slides + the audio. Unfortunately a lot of folks were having trouble getting to the page (it doesn't appear to have a permalink), so here's a Flash version you can watch from right here.

Thanks to Paul Kent and Kathy Moran at IDG for being such wonderful hosts. And very special thanks to Mike Monteiro (and his now-famous meeting tokens) for inspiring the talk in the first place.

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iPod version of the movie - @ encision

If you have Safari, and you should hehehe, it's very easy:

1) Open this page on Safari, open the activity window (on the menu bar: Window > Activity) and search for the biggest file or simply copy this following url http://s4.video.blip.tv/1480002295812/Themerlinshow-MerlinMannAtMacworld2008TimeAttention137.flv, now open the downloads window (on the menu bar: Window > Downloads) and paste the url. All this alchemy will start the download of a .flv file of the video.

2) Now you should have a .flv file on your computer and all that you have to do is to transcode it to mp4/mov and drag it to iTunes (some programs like visualhub will do this automatically)

Now that's the way to do it in 2 (two) very convoluted steps... ;)




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