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    Default Gettysburg Address in Powerpoint

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    Because communication is so important today.

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    Default The N word

    No nanotubes. Compensating condition: people were wearing enough hats. Further action: test w/ focus groups.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Lord View Post
    No nanotubes. Compensating condition: people were wearing enough hats. Further action: test w/ focus groups.
    I've even heard Powerpoint implicated in the Columbia space shuttle crash!

    "But it's so easy to use!"


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Collins View Post
    I've even heard Powerpoint implicated in the Columbia space shuttle crash!
    Yep. PowerPoint Does Rocket Science--and Better Techniques for Technical Reports

    IMHO it's not the tool that is to blame - it's the people that decide to use, overuse or misuse a tool.

    Unfortunately PP makes lots of people feel that they have the skills to design a quality presentation, which isn’t necessarily true.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Andreas Lassak View Post
    Yep. PowerPoint Does Rocket Science--and Better Techniques for Technical Reports

    IMHO it's not the tool that is to blame - it's the people that decide to use, overuse or misuse a tool.

    Unfortunately PP makes lots of people feel that they have the skills to design a quality presentation, which isn’t necessarily true.
    Exactment...

    Back when we had to actually know things. *shakes cane*

    And recognize the other guy that knows Tufte.........

    Or RAND, Deming, Cooley-Tukey, lately.

    It's no use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Collins View Post
    "What's brown and sounds like a bell?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andreas Lassak View Post
    http://www-tech.mit.edu/V128/N30/sub...esentation.pdf

    Dung?!

    The genie is out of the toothpaste tube at this point..............


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