Power Point and the Triangle of Death – A Rant

The origins of Power Point were solidly grounded in good intentions.  Remember slides?  People put pictures on them, or graphs — visual aids.  They were intended to act as accompaniments to lectures and presentations.  The whole idea was that the speaker would talk for a while, and then occasionally show a slide that illustrated a […]

What you don’t know about President Kennedy’s inaugural address

It was fifty years ago today that President John F. Kennedy delivered one of the shortest and most memorable inaugural addresses by a U.S. president.   As most people know, the speech was the product of a collaboration between Kennedy and Ted Sorensen, Special Counsel to the President, and his speechwriter.   But what you don’t know […]