Thanks to Hughie from University of Queensland for the info that transcripts of Harvard’s Blogging, Journalism & Credibility conference are available at: http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/webcred/Interesting stuff posted to it (it’s a blog) and also to Collected Reactions from Participants Aggregated Feeds of Attendees: Great stuff for anyone interested in this new appraoch to “journalism”.
Many people have noted how annoying it is to go to a meeting and experience the well-know ‘death by Powerpoint’ phenomenon. But one person who’s made the argument most excellently is Peter Norvig, when he put the Gettysburg Address on PowerPoint. This simple action encapsulates all of the arguments against Powerpoint so powerfully. How much less inspiring … [Read more…]