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 »
The number of presentations in the world must be staggering. I would not know how to estimate it, but thinking about presentations made me think that we can classify any presentation in one of four quadrants: Read the rest of this entry »
Lately I have seen several mentions to bad, bad Powerpoint… A conference bans the use of Powerpoint, the NY Times has a front page article portraying Powerpoint as the enemy… But how much of the blame can really be attributed to Powerpoint…?
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Do you like making slides? No? Maybe that is because you don’t play enough. making slides for me is great fun (when) I have some time on hand. I love taking pictures and using them on slides. I love playing with fonts… I’m less of a fan of animation, but even that can sometimes be fun – but very distracting to the audience is not used properly. So I thought I’ll share some of my favorite examples and tools with you…