We Have Met the Enemy …

and He Is PowerPoint.

While this sort of abuse is equally possible with Keynote, I’d like to think most Keynote users know better.

7 Comments We Have Met the Enemy …

  1. Joe Colletti (@joecolletti)

    Remember. PowerPoint doesn’t kill people. People kill people. (it’s the author of the presentation that bores us to death.)

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  2. Bob

    It was meant to be overwhelming to show the insanely complex, interlocking issues involved. It was not meant to be an Edward Tufte-ian display of transcendent, concise information design, and this was clearly understood, as the Times piece underscored:

    “When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war,” General McChrystal dryly remarked, one of his advisers recalled, as the room erupted in laughter.

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  3. daisysparks@cox.net

    This was the best ling: “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina.

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  4. daisysparks@cox.net

    This was the best ling: “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina.

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  5. daisysparks@cox.net

    This was the best ling: “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina.

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  6. daisysparks@cox.net

    This was the best ling: “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina.

    Reply
  7. daisysparks@cox.net

    This was the best ling: “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina.

    Reply

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