UC Berkeley Proud Of PowerPoint

Bob Gaskins, a former Berkeley Ph.D. student, conceived PowerPoint originally as an easy-to-use presentation program. He hired a software developer, Dennis Austin, in 1984 to build a prototype program that they called “Presenter,” later changing the name to PowerPoint for trademark reasons. PowerPoint 1.0 was released in 1987 for the Apple Macintosh platform; later that […] » about 200 words

Joel Friesen’s Misuse of PowerPoint

Joel Friesen‘s PowerPoint-esque presentation on why his girlfriend should continue to date him didn’t win her back, but it entertained folks. Yes, the diagram above shows Joel’s position at the intersection of those who are graphic designers, awesome people, and people who’ve played a zombie in a low-budget horror flick, yes the other slides are […] » about 100 words