Edward Tufte: The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint

“In corporate and government bureaucracies, the standard method for making a presentation is to talk about a list of points organized onto slides projected

“In corporate and government bureaucracies, the standard method for making a presentation is to talk about a list of points organized onto slides projected up on the wall… the popular PowerPoint templates (ready-made designs) usually weaken verbal and spatial reasoning, and almost always corrupt statistical analysis. What is the problem with PowerPoint? And how can we improve our presentations?”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE