How to make videos on YouTube

How to make videos on YouTube

I have been convinced about the importance of online video for quiet some time now. I am not sure exactly why, but I have always found excuses as to why I shouldn’t get directly involved myself – and meanwhile I have been convincing everyone I can to jump on board the “Online Video Bandwagon”. What strikes me is that many people need some form of help and guidance on how and why to make videos for YouTube, so I have decided to record a tutorial series on the topic myself. Below is the video and the transcript for the introduction video. I will hopefully be posting many more lessons soon; (If you find this useful please subscribe to my YouTube Channel) Video Transcript Hello and welcome to this, lesson 1 of what will in fact be many, many...

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Even Clouds With Silver Linings Can Burst

Even Clouds With Silver Linings Can Burst

Over the past few years cloud computing has gone from an obscure topic to the hottest property in the tech sector. Being a devoted cloud advocate this news pleases me in many ways, however, underneath that silver lining there may be trouble looming. Company valuations in the sector have sky- rocketed to a stupendous level. For anyone who remembers the dot com bomb the alarm bells are already ringing. Take for example, Salesforce.com, as I write Salesforce has a P/E ratio of more than 700, for a relatively mature company this makes very little sense to me. Granted a small high potential start-up might be able to justify this kind of a valuation but I cant see how Salesforce can increase its profitability 50 fold to bring its valuation in line with the rest of the...

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Amazon Web Services – Double Failure

Amazon Web Services – Double Failure

As many of you who use Amazon Web Services will know there was a major failure in the EU west region yesterday (Sunday 7th August). The failure was initially categorised on the Amazon Status Website as a “Connectivity issue”. Hour by hour the status was updated to include a power outage, then a generator fault and after 14 or 15 hours Amazon announced that they were getting back on track and should be fully operational soon. This morning, after nearly 24 hours of outage Amazon announced that most instances were back on-line, but they were now running into capacity problems and anyone with non-running instances should basically set them up again. As it happens, most of the instances I am running were back on-line with the exception of 1. I was very...

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Tech Company Lawsuits – Who Sues Who

Tech Company Lawsuits – Who Sues Who

A number of people have asked me questions recently about who is suing who in the tech world. I was going to write a post about the subject – but then I came across this great diagram from Bonkers World which explains it all perfectly clearly.

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