You will hear a million speeches and presentations in your life. It is helpful to know criteria for evaluating them beyond whether or not you liked it. Learn how to evaluate speeches from a professional speaker and communications instructor in this free public speaking video s ...more
Well well well, what is this? On Sept. 29 and 30, while he was mired in single digits in the polls and no one was giving him a chance to win the nomination, Santorum went and made $18,200 in two speeches, according to an amendment to his personal financial disclosure released ...more
Unless you're someone who's terrified of social situations, chances are you love to talk. But no matter how much you want to share you life story or take over the conversation, you shouldn't. Your socially awkward coworkers that keep their mouth shut might actually have a leg ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial video from Tasktutorial, the host leads you through the process of creating a speech bubble in Photoshop. As you watch this video and follow along with the host, you will learn how to create a speech bubble, like they use in the comics. You will also ...more
This Visual Basic Visual Studio Express video tutorial shows how to add speech recognition to a simple dictation application.
I used to have nightmares when I watched Terminator 2. I mean, I didn't step on a playground for a least two months after I saw that movie. There was something terrifying about computers having so much intelligence. Video: . But that was then and this is now. Terminator was wa ...more
Every year at the big video game trade shows around the world, like E3 and gamescon, the big three console makers each do a hot-ticket exclusive press conference to let the media know what's coming for their system. Computer games have no such press conference. Who would give ...more
In this episode you will learn how to turn direct speech to indirect speech in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
Benny teaches you some greetings and phrases used in public speaking in Mandarin Chinese.
It's been a great year for video games, kind of. Sure, the AAA release lineup has been a trainwreck and hacking has been a bigger problem than ever. But two things have happened involving the federal government that have made video games more legitimate in the United States th ...more
How To : Automate Proper Source Citation Using the APA, MLA, or Chicago Standards for Your Research Papers
We've all had to write an essay or research paper at some point, and undoubtedly the hardest part about it is always the citation, right? If you ask me, it's a huge pain in the arse. Even more so if you're gathering your facts from a huge variety of sources. You could spend m ...more
This video gives you a basic understanding of how to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and text to speech modules. Learn how to integrate your home PC with external modules for security and fun!
In this two part episode, Jennifer uses nursery rhymes to develop a sense of rhythm in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Part 1 of 2 - How to Use rhymes to create a natural rhythm in your speech. Part 2 ...more
Giving a welcome speech is a good way to make someone feel comfortable in a new company. Learn how to give a great welcome speech from a communications expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Give a welcome speech. Give a welcome speech - Part 2 of ...more
Video games are the newest major expressive media. As such, their role in society is still being defined continuously. A monumentally important example of this took place yesterday at the US Supreme Court. After a long deliberation, the highest court in the land handed down a ...more
New trailer for "The King's Speech", directed by Tom Hooper (John Adams,The Damned United) and shot by Danny Cohen (John Adams,Pirate Radio). Really interesting use of framing (shortsided and headroom) and lenses. Among other things, it's refreshing to see the filmmakers choos ...more
Breath control is the key to giving a good, clear speech to an audience. Get tips on proper breathing exercises before and during a speech from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Breath during a speech. Br ...more
First of all open any image and create a new ‘layer’ and add it to your image. Click on the transparency and then click ‘ok’. Now from the right menu bar choose the ‘elliptical’ icon to make a round balloon. Now select the 'free select tool' and select ‘mode’ to 'add to curren ...more
Running a successful student council campaign requires hard work and preparation. Whether you’re part of a candidate’s support group or a candidate yourself, you need to focus and give it all you’ve got. As Vince Lombardi said, “Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are ...more
This is a quick way to glitch levels and still get achievements. This is a tutorial for the FPS RPG ish game for XBOX 360, PS3 & PC. It takes place after the apocalypse and involves lots of shooting.
Whether you're new to Adobe After Effects or a seasoned digital film professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to turn spoken dialogu ...more
The birthday speech is an important party tradition in many formal birthday celebrations. Learn to give a great birthday speech from an award-winning public speaker in this free video. Part 1 of 14 - How to Give a Birthday speech. Give a Birthday speech - Part 2 of 14. Click t ...more
This video shows how to add Text-to-Speech to a VB application.
Sweaty palms, stuttered speech, and terror blackouts: if you're someone who absolutely despises speaking before audiences, you've probably experienced side effects like these. No matter how well prepared we are, or how familiar our audience is, giving a presentation can be an ...more
In this Language video tutorial you will learn how to report another person's words. In other words how to restate what someone else said. This video focuses on two aspects. #1. What's the difference between quoted and reported speech? #2. When can we use say and tell? In quot ...more
Want to set up the Microsoft Windows 7 Speech Recognition tool for you-talk-it-types-style dictation? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this MS Windows accessibility guide can present a complete walkthrough of the process in just over a minute and a half. For details, as well ...more
Would you like to give a memorable retirement speech? Learn how to give the speech your coworkers will never forget from a communications expert in this free public speaking video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Deliver a retirement speech. Deliver a retirement speech - Part 2 o ...more
In this video, we learn how to speak English: Reported Speech/Reference Words. Reported speech is reporting another person's words or telling what someone else said. Indirect speech doesn't use the use the exact words that we use. Examples of reference words are: her, she, her ...more
Dead Island (PC, PS3, 360) had the worst launch of any game in recent memory. The wrong version of the game was released on PC, matchmaking was down for three days on PC, saves were deleted without notice making people start from scratch, and the Feminist Whore (a file found d ...more
This video gives instructions on how to cite sources when giving a speech. When giving a speech, you want to appear persuasive and credible to the audience. In order to do this, you must cite the sources of your speech's content. Prior to giving your speech, research materials ...more
Visual aids like handouts, models, or PowerPoint presentations can help a speech or lecture engage the audience and stay on task. Learn to pick the right visual aids and how to use them from a professional public speaker in this free business video. Part 1 of 18 - How to Use v ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English: Imperatives or reporting verbs. Imperative sentences are sentences like "open it!", where you are asking someone to perform an action. You can also say this in a nice fashion, asking "please open it". There are many different fo ...more
Learn how to give an impromptu speech with expert tips on speech, communications, and etiquette in this free public speaking video. Part 1 of 6 - How to Give an impromptu speech. Give an impromptu speech - Part 2 of 6. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Giv ...more
Change your speech to the past tense in French.
In this clip, you'll learn how to enable and use VoiceOver on an Apple MacBook laptop. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-electronics how-to can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step in ...more
Would you like to be able to stand up at that next meeting or party and get your audience laughing? Learn how to give a funny speech from professional public speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin in this free video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Give a funny speec ...more
Like its Google-branded Android counterparts, the HTC 7 Trophy Windows Phone 7 smartphone supports voice searching and speech recognition. Interested in using voice searching on your own HTC WP7 smartphone? This HTC 7 Trophy owner's guide will walk you through the entire process.
In this video, we learn how to speak English: reported speech with modals. Modal verbs include: must, should, and could. The expressions include: have to and supposed to. By reading the sentences, you will see which words can or cannot be changed. If the word changes the meani ...more
Giving a wedding anniversary speech is almost as important as a wedding toast. Learn how to write a memorable wedding anniversary speech for someone special from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Give a we ...more
This video explains how to use the Speech Recognition tool on the Mac, which allows you to speak most of the commands that you use on the computer. To enable speech recognition, go the Apple menu, select System Preferences and click on Speech. Then click on ‚ÄúOn‚Äù next to Sp ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English with conditionals. Conditional statements need special attention and usually start with the word "if". An example of a conditional statement is "if you want, we'll go out to dinner". This has two parts, a condition, and a result. ...more
Google launched voice typing for Google Docs last Fall, and followed that up about six months later with voice commands that let you format and edit text as well. You can do things like select text, apply format settings like alignment and headings, and add and edit tables—all ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to install and use text-to-speech on an HTC Droid Eris phone. Whether you're a proud owner of the Verizon Droid Eris Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more inf ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to convert text to speech on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing ho ...more
Whether you're a student, a toastmaster, just writing, or making articles on WonderHowTo, you will have to come up with a topic. The topic should be able to guide you to some of the things you want people to know about. Here are some ways that you can can come up with a topic. ...more
hello fellow hackers. lately, a certain topic has caught my attention, and that is the relation between null-byte and freedom of speech. because of recent conflicts also, i thought i would write an article on freedom of speech, and how it is applied here on null byte. in the h ...more
I have spent a good portion of this year traveling between cities and various emergent technology conferences and events. Most of these events have been really good, but in terms of augmented and mixed reality, the Augmented World Expo, in its eighth year running, definitely s ...more
Want to set up and use Speech Recognition within Microsoft Windows 7? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this MS Windows accessibility guide can present a complete walkthrough of the process in just over a minute and a half. For details, and to get started using Speech Recognit ...more
Would you like to give a memorable speech for a friend or coworker who is retiring? Learn how to give the speech a colleague will never forget from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Prepare and deliver a s ...more
This video is about how to overcome speech anxiety. Anyone can be a calm speaker with these tips. You will need a video camera and time to rehearse. The first step is to tape yourself rehearsing your speech, so that if you feel you look foolish you can fix your mistakes. anoth ...more
Benny from askbenny.cn teaches you how to use words for a business speech in Mandarin Chinese including how to say "Formal" "Direct" "Recognition" and "Extraordinary"
Lady Gaga is not exactly known for her natural makeup and carefree style. After all, the singer wore an opalescent galaxy dress - equipped with a huge star hand accessory - to the Grammys, and wore a telephone on her head for her "Telephone" music video. While the singer was ...more
Would you like your next speech to be remembered and acted upon by your audience? Learn how to give a conversational speech from professional public speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin in this free video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Give a conversational speec ...more
Giving a speech in front of a large crowd doesn't need to be the nightmare everyone imagines it to be. We speak to many people every day and yet it is still very common for a person to be nervous when delivering information in front of several people. This fear can be overcome ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to announce alerts on a Mac OS X computer. To do this, open the Speech preferences and click on the Text of Speech tab. There, users are able to set up the computer to announce when alerts are displayed and announce when an application ...more
his video is on Dspeech, a freeware tool that uses Microsoft's SAPI (Speech Application Programming Interface) to convert text to spoken word. What's special about it is it lets you make an MP3 of the text, so you can listen to it on your computer, in you car or on your MP3 pl ...more
Want to simulate mouse functions with the Windows 7 Speech Recognition tool? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this Windows 7 accessibility guide can present a complete walkthrough of the process in just over a minute and a half. For details, as well as to get started using th ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to develop an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short prepared speech in which you "sell" yourself to others. The average elevator ride is no longer than 20 seconds, so your speech should be no longer than that. Your speech shou ...more
Eulogies are speeches or written acclaims of a person given mostly at funerals, but can celebrations of life. Get tips on preparing and giving a eulogy from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Prepare & Deli ...more