Ask the Tame Geek
Mark Thomson - @TameGeek
Here come some questions!
Greg Marshall
Q. I assume you are
seeking serious subjects?
A. Yes, Ideally.
Iain McPherson
Q. How is best to cheat
at Monopoly?
A. Rob the bank
Dave Harper
Q. What Technical innovations
went nowhere and why?
A. The Following:
Windows Tablets - Expensive & Dreadful execution
Saga Saturn - Lack of games, better marketed
competitor...
Iain McPherson
Q. What are the risks of
internet dating?
A. Viruses

(Sexy, Sexy Viruses)
Dave Harper
Q. What Technical innovations
that people said would never
succeed that then did?
A. The Following:
ARPANET - Now known as the Internet
Mobile Phones
Colour Television
Space Flight
Blu-Ray
Internet shoppi...
David Jinks
Q. Can we have a celebration
of the magic that is Danny
Dyer?
A. No.
But how about the fact he was
in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City!
Jon McPartland
Q. Will you win me an
iPad?
A. No
Iain McPherson
Q. Do people yawn
when they are asleep?
A. They can.
Yawning is a reflex.
But not an option during
my presentations
So lots of questions
answered and
quickly...
How? and Why?
Information!
Data!
I need it!
I keep it in my
mind palace
I also rarely delete
things
Example 1
The 5 year old logo
Example 2
I invented the
Modern Smartphone
12 Years ago
Example 3
I invented Google
Glass
16 Years ago
Final Thoughts
Back up your files
Keep your notebooks
Use your mind
palace
Ideas don't have an
expiration date
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your evening!
!

Mark Thomson
@TameGeek
Contact Details: www.tame-geek.co.uk/card
Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014
Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014
Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014
Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014
Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014
Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014
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Always back up your files
Always keep all notebooks
Use your "Mind Palace"
Ideas don't die, they don't have an expiration date

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Tame Geek - Refresh Teesside - Ideas Presentation, January 2014

  1. 1. Ask the Tame Geek Mark Thomson - @TameGeek
  2. 2. Here come some questions!
  3. 3. Greg Marshall Q. I assume you are seeking serious subjects?
  4. 4. A. Yes, Ideally.
  5. 5. Iain McPherson Q. How is best to cheat at Monopoly?
  6. 6. A. Rob the bank
  7. 7. Dave Harper Q. What Technical innovations went nowhere and why?
  8. 8. A. The Following: Windows Tablets - Expensive & Dreadful execution Saga Saturn - Lack of games, better marketed competitors Nuclear Powered Cars - Clue's in the names Nokia Ngage - No games, not good to use Google Wave - Useful, but used by no one Apple's Ping - Not useful and used by no one BlackBerry Playbook - 'Tablets need apps?' Window's Vista - Come on, did you ever use it!
  9. 9. Iain McPherson Q. What are the risks of internet dating?
  10. 10. A. Viruses (Sexy, Sexy Viruses)
  11. 11. Dave Harper Q. What Technical innovations that people said would never succeed that then did?
  12. 12. A. The Following: ARPANET - Now known as the Internet Mobile Phones Colour Television Space Flight Blu-Ray Internet shopping Digital media content downloads
  13. 13. David Jinks Q. Can we have a celebration of the magic that is Danny Dyer?
  14. 14. A. No. But how about the fact he was in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City!
  15. 15. Jon McPartland Q. Will you win me an iPad?
  16. 16. A. No
  17. 17. Iain McPherson Q. Do people yawn when they are asleep?
  18. 18. A. They can. Yawning is a reflex. But not an option during my presentations
  19. 19. So lots of questions answered and quickly... How? and Why?
  20. 20. Information! Data! I need it! I keep it in my mind palace
  21. 21. I also rarely delete things
  22. 22. Example 1 The 5 year old logo
  23. 23. Example 2 I invented the Modern Smartphone 12 Years ago
  24. 24. Example 3 I invented Google Glass 16 Years ago
  25. 25. Final Thoughts Back up your files Keep your notebooks Use your mind palace Ideas don't have an expiration date
  26. 26. Thank you for your time Enjoy your evening! ! Mark Thomson @TameGeek Contact Details: www.tame-geek.co.uk/card
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