I saw a question from someone who has the same anxiety as me – how to design great scientific slides that have enough content to keep them interested but not overwhelmed.
Entries from May 31st, 2009
May 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Apple Keynote, Communication, PowerPoint, Presentation skills
May 31st, 2009 · 8 Comments · Bad design, Bad PowerPoint, PowerPoint
How to end a presentation, don’t use thank you slides
May 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, PowerPoint
How to get PowerPoint or Apple Keynote presentation on the iphone – this short tutorial shows you how.
May 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication, Designer worth noting, Presentation style
I see Nancy Duarte’s company is offering presentation design teaching in the form of workshops and webinars for those who can’t physically attend workshops. If these are anything like her book they will be amazing.
May 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Communication
Saw an interesting article when I was reading about the Japanese TED meeting. It seems that presenting naked is quite popular in Japan. This would never work in Great Britain, I’m sure, but the sentiments are still very valid here.
May 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, Fonts
I have been doing a roadshow, giving presentations at 4 different venues. We have mostly been using hotels with small conference rooms. The big difference for me is that I have been given a portable projector and I have been allowed to use whatever platform I want. So I have been using my new MacBook [...]
May 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, PowerPoint, Web presentation
I came across a company which has created a web-based presentation program, a bit like Google docs. A blog I read somewhere said that they guys behind the project were ex-Apple. The same blog said it was similar to Keynote. You can either design your slides using the web package, or upload your own slides. [...]
May 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Bad PowerPoint, Communication, Video
I saw this funny IT presentation spoof on the publicspeakingforgeeks.com site. We are told this is a spoof but quite honestly, I have seen similar “real” presentations just like this. So it’s really not all that far-fetched, sadly.
May 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote
I can’t decide about this. Sometimes when I am showing data, using graphs, I use Apple Numbers to generate the histograms or pie charts. There are some very neat 3D effects which can help jazz up even the most boring data. But what I can’t decide is whether it is better to go for standard [...]