Overview

This book covers the latest technology that we consider cool and interesting for academic physicians. Since we are all radiologists, we shamelessly emphasize the items that work well for us. Specifically, we spend a lot of time talking about applications and techniques for producing and optimizing images for education. We also cover electronic publication of books, podcasts and vodcasts. We also describe tools and techniques for education and ...
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Overview

This book covers the latest technology that we consider cool and interesting for academic physicians. Since we are all radiologists, we shamelessly emphasize the items that work well for us. Specifically, we spend a lot of time talking about applications and techniques for producing and optimizing images for education. We also cover electronic publication of books, podcasts and vodcasts. We also describe tools and techniques for education and scholarly work.

Chapters include image acquisition and manipulation, stoock photography on a shoestring budget, ninja techniques with Photoshop and Illustrator, combining multiple exposures, making pseudo line art, making line drawings that aren't embarrassing, eBook publication, podcasting and enhanced podcasting, vodcasting and enhanced vodcasting, presentation Fu--how not to suck, screen casting, audience response systems, reference management software--why do you need it, radiologist saves seconds--why you need RSS, backup--advice from a paranoid, Internet access in difficult areas, sharing files, essential iPhone and iPad apps for academics, and learning new computer skills online.
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Editorial Reviews

Catherine Roberts
This book is OUTSTANDING! I feel like I am a pretty techie person, but I learned tons of pearls that will improve my academic life. The best thing is that this book is HILARIOUS! I read it cover-to-cover without skipping anything. I hope everyone who lectures at national conferences reads the "Presentations: How to not suck" section. Enjoy!
Felix Chew
Nicely done book written written in an informal breezy style. The how to sections are helpful and specific. Chapters include image acquisition and manipulation, stoock photography on a shoestring budget, ninja techniques with Photoshop and Illustrator, combining multiple exposures, making pseudo line art, making line drawings that aren't embarrassing, eBook publication, podcasting and enhanced podcasting, vodcasting and enhanced vodcasting, presentation Fu--how not to suck, screen casting, audie
Eric Monroe
As a veteran audience member of innumerable sucky presentations, I will go as far as saying "How not to suck" should be mandatory reading for academic physicians.

This is truly a cool little ebook! If you have fallen behind the rapidly evolving technology out there this book is your crash course. Each chapter contains a wealth of how-tos, hints, links, etc that would take many hours to gather on your own. Read once and refer back for your next presentation, article, book, or wacky proj
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013013858
  • Publisher: Bare Bones Books
  • Publication date: 9/9/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael L. Richardson is a professor of radiology and an adjunct professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

Mahesh Thapa is an assistant professor of radiology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

Jonelle Petscavage is an assistant professor of radiology at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.
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