Author Archives: Joshua Baer

About Joshua Baer

If you could peer 10 years into the future, what would you see?

Think about something you have a real passion for and deep understanding of. Now think 10 years ahead into the future. What do you see? How will things be different? I bet if you think about it, there are many … Continue reading


Save the Date! Ignite SXSW – Vision of the Future 2021

Mark your calendar now for Ignite SXSW 2021 – Vision of the Future. In this Ignite we’ll ask 16 experts in their fields to look ahead 10 years and help us understand how our every day lives will be affected by … Continue reading


Agenda for Ignite Austin 1

Here is the agenda and the order of the speakers: 6:00pm DOORS OPEN 6:30pm PAPER AIRPLANE CONTEST 7:00pm LIGHTENING TALKS Style, Not Rules
Jason Cohen Seeing the Light – Photography Evolves
Trey Ratcliff How to Write a Book
Thom Singer Is the Smart … Continue reading


How to set up "auto-advance" on Apple Keynote

In order to enforce the slide rules at Ignite we had to figure out how to make the slides auto-advance. If you’re practicing for an Ignite talk you should definitely practice with the slides on autopilot. First, select all of … Continue reading


Don’t be a flaming jackass

Ignite is meant to be fun, informative, mind expanding – but not salesy or commercial. This is not the place to pitch your product or personal services. If you get up on stage and start promoting yourself, your slides will … Continue reading


Why and how to give an Ignite talk


Get your tickets before they sell out!

 Tickets are on sale now from There are 3 kinds of tickets: VIP Tickets get you a guaranteed seat and include one drink ticket GA Tickets are standing room only and include one drink ticket Free GA Tickets are … Continue reading