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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
The lack of a guide on making good presentations?
LibreOffice 4.0 released
Posted Feb 10, 2013 23:59 UTC (Sun) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
> The lack of a guide on making good presentations?
I think it's even more fundamental than that.
The lack of agreement on what makes a good presentation.
Posted Feb 11, 2013 0:38 UTC (Mon) by neilbrown (subscriber, #359)
Surely we can agree on that!
- occasional humour
- a mixture of what I already know and what I don't yet know
- good eye contact with the audience
- always repeat audience questions (gives you extra time to think of an answer)
If you are depending on a tool to make a good presentation, then you are missing the point - and should probably stick to cat photos :-)
And if people come away from your presentation thinking that the slides were really good, then they probably were distracted by them and missed your point.
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