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Tufte argues that using the PowerPoint as intended is precisely the problem, and he makes the case well.
The conclusion, however, is not really useful for readers like me who go to this book for practical tips, not just yet another PowerPoint-bashing.
Along with the humor are some solid suggestions for improving presentations, and communicating data more effectively.
It's pretty clear from the start that Tufte really hates Powerpoint. The data is very distinct, the flaws very clearly pointed out. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Liralen Li
Amazing. This should be required reading for anyone who works in a cubicle, or is currently in the military. Or for anyone else in a Powerpoint-dependent organization.Published 5 months ago by Edward R Slavis
ER Tufte has published several books on how to present ideas visually, maintaining a high signal:noise ration. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Horacio de la Cueva
If you always hated corporate presentation and never knew why, this is a title for you. Short, clear, abundantly illustrated, it shows how bad data presentation can even explode a... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Leandro G. F. DUTRA
This was for a grad school class, but it seemed to be a bit old for the technology that we were studying.Published 8 months ago by Kim
Concise evaluation of the many problems caused in corporate communications by misuse of PowerPoint. Has excellent recommendations for improving business presentations.Published 9 months ago by Mitchell Steffen
I bought this book because I design Power Point presentations. I never use the so called helpful design tools or use the bulleting menu unless appropriate. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mahala Marshall Rood
I am teaching with this text this semester in a college course. The book was already ordered when I was assigned the class so I chose not to rethink that and forge ahead. Read morePublished 14 months ago by superchk