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Description: No matter what your line of work, it’s only getting harder to avoid death by PowerPoint. Since Microsoft (MSFT) launched the slide show program 22 years ago, it’s been installed on no fewer than 1 billion computers; an estimated 350 PowerPoint presentations are given each second across the globe; the software’s users continue to prove that no field of human endeavor can defy its facility for reducing complexity and nuance to bullet points and big ideas to tacky clip art.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Aug 30, 2012

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-08-30/death-to-powerpoint#r=nav-fst

Questions for Discussions:

  • What does this report advise presenters thinking about using PowerPoint slides?
  • What do you think `the story` refers to in a presentation?

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