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Journal #3: PowerPoint Reflection
In today's reading, Tufte makes some harsh criticisms of PowerPoint, claiming that its interface encourages people to make bad presentations.
Describe the worst PowerPoint presentation you've seen (or sat through... or given...). What made the presentation bad? Do you think the problem was with the technology or the visual aids? With the speaker? With the audience? What do you think could have "fixed" the presentation?