Will somebody want to eat your pie?

June 26, 2011
Eating your pieI cannot understand why people are so fixated with pie charts. There are occasions when pie charts are useful, but here are more occasions when it is a completely inappropriate. I think many people decide on their chart, long before they actually decide on what they want to show…

Yesterday I discovered builtwith.com which allows you to see which technologies rae used to build any specific site. Just enter the web-site you are wondering about… Great tool for curios geeks like me! They also have a trend site trends.builtwith.com which provides interesting statistics.

However, this post is not about builtwith, but about using some of these graphs in presentations.

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Three steps to getting into the right mindset for your research presentations

September 3, 2010

Presenting an academic paper at a conference?  Congratulations, but don’t think because the paper is written and accepted that your presentation is done. No, not by a long shot. If you think it’s easy, think again: you need to change your mindset. Do this by paying attention to the following three things: Read the rest of this entry »