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03.30.2012  /  

Pecha Kucha Night – Tuesday 4/17 San Jose, CA

The sixth Pecha Kucha Night – San Jose is just around the corner! If you’re interested in diving into a highly creative, low-risk presentation environment, Pecha Kucha is for you. Each speaker presents 20 slides, for 20 seconds each. Which means that you get to hear several unique and highly visual stories, told in less than seven […] Continue Reading

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03.23.2012  /  

How to Make a Favorable First Impression

Kate Middleton received a lot of press attention this week for delivering her first public speech as the Duchess of Cambridge. In her three-minute address at the Treehouse, a hospice run by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, she tried to connect with her audience and make a favorable first impression. The Duchess faced a challenge familiar […] Continue Reading

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03.16.2012  /  

Visuals are Valuable: A Hypothesis Proven by History

From Copernicus to Kerouac, diagrams have been helping people see what they’re saying for the past 16,500 years. Find the perfect diagram to visualize your info at http://www.diagrammer.com, and download the PowerPoint®-ready file for just $0.99. Design by James Nepomuceno. Research by Amanda Dyer. Continue Reading

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03.14.2012  /  

Duarte’s Diagrammer: 4,000 Diagrams at Your Fingertips for 99 cents each

Where there is madness, Nancy Duarte finds method. This is how twenty years of sketches and infographic concepts became Diagrammer™, a searchable taxonomy of over 4,000 PowerPoint®-ready diagrams, available for you to download for just 99 cents each. After more than twenty years of visualizing information for client presentations, Duarte designers had sketched thousands of […] Continue Reading

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03.05.2012  /  

TED Talks, #illustraTED

It’s no secret that Duarte has a big crush on TED. As presentation people, and lovers of all things story, TED is the man of our dreams. This year, we declared our love by hosting #illustraTED, a tweet-stravaganza dedicated sharing content inspired by #TED talks. (And over the weekend, they reciprocated our love by posting a little […] Continue Reading

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