WSJ on slide shows
Here is another article trying to rein in the PP overkill.
It is easier to put together a PowerPoint show than it is to write an intriguing speech; Six bullet points vs. 6 pages of text.
Why is it the that polite audience members congratulate even the worse presentations?
"But the civility has some self-interest. Larry Chung, a software developer, doesn't criticize fellow presenters, he says, "because I know the tables could be turned a few weeks later."
To him, PowerPoint presentations are like corporate karaoke. "For the most part, it's tough to listen to," he says. "We all applaud each other even though we know how bad it stinks."
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