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01.22.2010  /  

Five Predictions for 2010

Last year was our first year for making predictions: http://blog.duarte.com/2009/01/five-predictions-for-presentations-in-2009/. I’m late to the party again this year, but I feel pretty excited about what 2010 will bring. In the year 2010… 1. Presentations and social media will blur. Audience and presenters will have 2-way communication. It won’t just be about the audience twittering to […] Continue Reading

Business / Diary


01.11.2010  /  

We need another book about presentation design!

Not many people know that Garr is the one who talked me into writing my book. He sent me the outline to his first PresentationZen book and I covered topics that he didn’t include in his. So how many more books can be created on the topic? Plenty! Garr’s new book PresentationZen Design is beautiful. […] Continue Reading

Book Reviews / Tips


01.08.2010  /  

5 Ways to Make PowerPoint Sing! (And Dance!)

When if comes to software, bells and whistles are great! If you know how to use them. Working in PowerPoint every day, we’ve learned a few tricks. So when Microsoft asked us to use latest version of PowerPoint to create a cinematic presentation, we couldn’t wait to show off our skills. (Our excitement, Exhibit A: […] Continue Reading

Design / Tips / Video


01.05.2010  /  

CNBC Calls Google Presenter a Johnson. Was that fair?

How important is the launch of a new product? Important enough to plan, rehearse, and script something comprehensible? On CNBC, the newscasters compare today’s Google Nexus One launch with the iPhone launch Steve Jobs hosted just two short years ago. Here’s the clip, scroll forward to 3:44. Steve Jobs definitely plans and rehearses more than […] Continue Reading

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