Archives September 29, 2009

Death by Powerpoint

Whilst preparing my workshop, and railing against the misuse of Powerpoint, I found these excellent videos which make some of my points excellently. Although designed for business, they translate effectively for teaching (and the worst slides I have ever seen have come from educationalists) and sermons, and to an extent act as a warning for […]

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Death by Powerpoint

Whilst preparing my workshop, and railing against the misuse of Powerpoint, I found these excellent videos which make some of my points excellently. Although designed for business, they translate effectively for teaching (and the worst slides I have ever seen have come from educationalists) and sermons, and to an extent act as a warning for […]

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ID cards or the retreat of my hairline

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gupzlWSl1No In Wayne’s World, Wayne says “I’ve not really had a career to speak of, but let’s just say I have an outstanding collection of name tags and hairnets”. In my case, it is a variety of ID cards which I have kept together, but which when viewed only seem to document my hair loss […]

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Technical Tips for Clergy: Go Web Mail!

For the past 18 months I have solely used a web-based mail account using Google. It has meant freedom from the tyranny of a single desktop: complete integration with my blackberry and a unified mail, contacts and calendar system which is highly functional and makes we wonder why I ever thought the bloated and over […]

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