marți, aprilie 27, 2010

"Hypnotising chicken"

Armata americana s-a prins deja. Urmam noi? N-am zice. Aveti mai jos un citat dintr-un articol despre ororile PowerPoint-ului ca instrument de lucru. Articol publicat ieri in New York Times. Schimbati 'army officers' cu 'marketing people' si totul ramane la fel de valabil, din nefericire.

“PowerPoint makes us stupid,” General James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina. Brigadier General H. R. McMaster, who banned PowerPoint presentations when he led the successful effort to secure the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar in 2005, followed up at the same conference by likening PowerPoint to an internal threat: “It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control,” General McMaster said in a telephone interview afterward. “Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”

Intreg articolul, aici.

Un comentariu:

spoof spunea...

In sfarsit s-au prins si altii in afara de Edward Tufte, care se agita pe tema asta de ceva vreme.