I recently attended a technical conference, and all the talks had good content, easy to read/understand slides, and effective oral delivery. But there was one key factor that separated the excellent presentations from the good ones — the speakers who delivered extemporaneously instead of reading.

In the engineering communication course…

Disclaimer: This essay is written for an audience of one, me. If you have come across it and appreciated it, great. If you think I’m totally wrong, that’s great too. This is my corner of cyberspace, and I have no tolerance for hate, fallacious reasoning, logical fallacies, or cyberbullying. I…

The journey to the starting line at Santa Rosa 70.3 started with a bike fall at Vineman 70.3 last July. Initial denial of a serious injury and then determination to come back sum up my journey.

At mile 5 of the Vineman bike course I incorrectly geared a short but…

Matt Stoner

Creative Problem Solver and Software Development Expert in Higher Ed and ELearning

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