PowerPoint, how I hate thee.
If you are not lucky enough – why yes, that is sarcasm – to work in an office job you may not believe me when I tell you that I used to work with someone – a very nice person – who told me, quite seriously, that he thought in PowerPoint.
The New York Times has a lovely piece this week on how PowerPoint is ruining our ability to communicate with each other.
Why learn how to put a sentence together properly? Or capitalize? Or punctuate? What is the point, when you can just bullet
– every two words
– to make it seem
– like your inane thoughts
– are actually organized and categorized.
The computer will help format your thoughts. It will not think for you, people. For the love of God, understand the difference.