Festive Tech Calendar

As part of this year's Festive Tech Calendar event which is being run by Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper, myself and a couple of my colleagues will be doing a fun Q&A or Ask Me Anything session.

On the 16th December at 3pm UK time, 4pm Switzerland time and 10am Ottawa time, myself, Pier...

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Presenting

My laptop is well overdue a rebuild, a reinstall from scratch, starting new. I've been putting it off for a while now, as if you've ever done it, it can be a daunting prospect and lengthy one.

However it needs done, it's well over due. To help make the process go quicker and hopefully easier,...

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PowerToys

I'm late to the party in regards to PowerToys, but I wanted to share some of the thoughts around the awesome free tool that is available.

What is PowerToys?

PowerToys is a project inspired by a project back in the Windows 95 era providing the end user with some utilities to help be more eff...

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I am officially on some annual leave from work, enjoying some much needed down time after a hectic few weeks. Am hoping for some good weather (which is a relative term in Scotland) so I can enjoy some walks and time outside.

However, I don't like to break my cadence of weekly updates, so let's...

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Presenting

This year I have done over 30 presentations to user groups, conferences and recorded even more videos all from my home office. Last week I released a video sharing some of my tips for presenting remotely, which you can find below:

However, I want to share what I see, what my setup looks like...

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This week I have been focussing on prioritising my workload and making sure I hit the deadlines I need to as I have some time off work booked for next week. Which has been refreshing, as for the last few weeks I have just been context switching and do a lot of things and not really achieving anyt...

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How to Present Remotely

I started my public speaking journey back in 2017 and have had the pleasure of speaking at many great events in person in the UK and abroad, I never imagined I'd enjoy public speaking the way I do. With the world as it is in 2020 everything changed and moved from in person events to virtual. I a...

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YouTube Time Sections

Over the last year or so I've been building up my YouTube channel, learning new things and experimenting trying to figure out the best way to do things that are useful to my audience. A new feature that YouTube have launched this year is the time sections which is a great feature for longer vid...

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This week I've been having fun with video, either recording it for future videos my my YouTube channel or as an interviewer for a video series that will launch on Channel9 later this year or playing with the intro to my weekly video. 😉

During my update I talked about a couple of things, if y...

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Azure at a Glance

I have started to curate some videos on my YouTube channel where I share short videos showing off some of the features within Microsoft Azure.

The hope is that not only will it keep me up to date with features but also help showcase some features that will help within your work environments....

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