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  Friday, April 24, 2009 – Permalink –

Baaad PowerPoint

How to make truly horrendous PowerPoint Slides


Incase you needed any help, here are some suggestions about how to develop really bad presentations.

"Of course, there comes a time when the PowerPoint amateur discovers two very dangerous tools indeed. Custom animations and slide transitions have recently been classified by the UN as 'weapons of mass destruction' and cited at the War Crimes tribunal in The Hague on more than one occasion. As far as both of these tools are concerned, my advice is the same: pick a style and stick to it.

Potentially there is boredom if every slide element skates in from the right or fades in from the background. It might be tiring for each slide to segue into the next using a diagonal wipe. But if the alternative is a dizzying combination of mismatched zooms, shrinks, checkerboard wipes and pirouettes then boredom is a very small price to pay."

Slides From Hell
by Ray Blake

From a fascinating "e-zine" called Indezine published by Geetesh Bajaj.



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