The cognitive style of PowerPoint

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Graphics Press, 2003 - Computers - 27 pages
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Using specific examples, Tufte explains how PowerPoint's templates "usually weaken verbal and spatial reasoning and almost always corrupt statistical analysis," and describes concrete ways to improve content of presentations.

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User Review  - jcopenha - LibraryThing

Wow, Tufte is really pissed off at PowerPoint. I agree with his assessment that powerpoint is the wrong tool for conveying technical analysis. And I can see where PowerPoint leads you into traps, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - GrumpyBob - LibraryThing

This booklet is excepted from one of Tufte's other books, and is at times a spectacularly intemperate rant against PowerPoint. My view is that software packages are a tool and should used as such. Tufte makes good points as usual, but PowerPoint isn't the villain, i think. Read full review

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