Presentations: The quantum of information for all parts of society for which the quantum of information is not a tweet or a Facebook status update. Powerpoint presentations are already purported to have various oft-cited defects but these I will not discuss here. In my trade they are a necessary evil. I’m all about harm minimisation of the evil, by minimising the amount of time I must waste on it.
So how do you actually give a good presentation?
See presentation tools.
On communicating to my peers and students.
There is a tension between the need to keep slides text-filled to serve as a document of a lecture for reference, and a minimalist jumping-off point for thought.
Selling your work to non-specialists
Emma Donnelly of Comm-it has been coaching us on this.