Powerpoint is a competent slide manager and projector but rather than supplementing a presentation, it has become a substitute for it such misuse ignores the most important rule of speaking: respect your audience. Microsoft powerpoint are churning out trillions of slides each year slideware may help speakers outline their talks, but convenience for the speaker can be punishing to both content and audience the standard powerpoint presentation elevates format over content, betraying an attitude of commercialism that turns everything into a sales pitch. Powerpoint is evil the way yahoo answers is evil it's not the sort of evil that kills your dog in the night, or even the evil inherent in a weapon made to kill—it's more like the telemarketer or the popup ad, making the world worse one small step at a time.
Powerpoint is evil the way yahoo answers is evil it's not the sort of evil that kills your dog in the night, or even the evil inherent in a weapon made to kill—it's more like the telemarketer or the popup ad, making the world worse one small step at a time at scale powerpoint enables mediocrity.
Elementary school powerpoint exercises (as seen in teacher guides and in student work posted on the internet) typically consist of 10 to 20 words and a piece of clip art on each slide in a presentation of three to six slides -a total of perhaps 80 words (15 seconds of silent reading) for a week of work. Well, according to wired it is poor powerpoint is the office tool people love to hate actaull, in a survey from the centre for learning & performance technologies powerpoint was rated as #8 in the top 100 tools for learning. Dykes argues that time is the root of all powerpoint evil  i believe all ‘powerpoint evil’  reply powerpoint training says: october 19th, 2009 1:35 pm i love the advice on this site this is so true powerpoint is a tool so the value is really in the hands of the user these are great tips.
View notes - powerpoint is evil, edward tufte from econ 101 at university of toronto issue 1109 | september 2003 powerpoint is evil power corrupts powerpoint corrupts absolutely.
Poor powerpoint is the office tool people love to hate actaull, in a survey from the centre for learning & performance technologies powerpoint was rated as #8 in the top 100 tools for learning in the comments those who voted for powerpoint stated: “most used, most abused, most versatile (even though most don’t know how to use it well. Is powerpoint evil we've all seen students standing proudly in front of the class using powerpoint or another multimedia application the slideshow contains flying bullet points, loud sound effects, unreadable fonts, and tedious clip art mismatched to the slide's content and the student not only has little to say, but manages to say that poorly. Powerpoint is a presentation environment - it allows you to get in there and work on your images in the same medium they'll be presented in so, you can edit and refine your work right up to the last second before hitting the show button.
Dependence on powerpoint to the exclusion of other tools and styles and genres is a problem, as is using powerpoint badly but that’s a problem for any genre of communication, written, oral or digital: you can create a dreadful eulogy, persuasive essay, lecture, eyewitness report, blog post or inaugural address.
Powerpoint is evil power corrupts powerpoint corrupts absolutely by edward tufte imagine a widely used and expensive prescription drug that promised to make us beautiful but didn't. Is powerpoint “evil” if powerpoint is the only communication tool we’re teaching our students — at any level — we have a serious problem the same is true if powerpoint is the only teaching tool we use to impart information to our students. When it comes to bad powerpoint presentations, most people love to blame the tool or software however, it's interesting that many other people can use the same.