[Gllug] Microsoft was distributing Ubuntu

Peter Childs peterachilds at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 18:44:06 UTC 2007

On 30/06/07, Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> wrote:
> On 30 Jun 2007, Christopher Hunter verbalised:
> >                                                  A senior executive of
> > my acquaintance argues that if Powerpoint is "necessary" to explain an
> > idea at a meeting or seminar, either the idea's rubbish or the person
> > presenting the idea isn't sufficiently articulate to continue in his
> > employ...
> Thus, of course, perfectly explaining why it is so widely used.
> PowerPoint: because you want *your* endeavour to go as well as the war
> in Iraq! ;)

A picture speaks a thousand words and if used well it can help. But it needs
to be value added not the be all and all.

Powerpoint is also used a lot for unattended presentations times changes
with or without sound not just presentations. Don't think pp is a one horse

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