Echo Swinford has a nice tutorial on using Bezier curves in PowerPoint.
An article in New York Times blames PowerPoint for the Columbia space shuttle crash. Clive Thompson published PowerPoint is Dumb.
Not to be left behind, there's already a rejoinder to that article at the ADTMag site by Mike Gunderloy that says PowerPoint Doesn't Make You Dumb.
Creating countdown timer slides in PowerPoint is easy - I'm using PowerPoint 2003 for this tutorial, but the techniques should work in versions as old as PowerPoint 97. Learn here.
Omnivox agreed to provide a 10% discount to Indezine and Ppted readers look here.
Wired magazine interviews Dayid Byrne of Talking Heads Turning Heads With PowerPoint
Speechmakers have released version 1.2 of PowerTalk, a free add-in for Powerpoint that narrates text content and 'Alt' text using Microsoft's Speech API. You'll find more info in a full review on PowerTalk on Indezine.com.
Dr. Joseph Sommerville discusses The Seven Deadly Sins of PowerPoint Presentations on About.com. Read here.
Just released a review on PointCapture, a search tool for PowerPoint presentations - read here.
Based on my review, Peter McClard of CaptureWorks slashed the price of the product from $149 to $89. Thanks, Peter!
All PowerPoint And Flash pages at Indezine have been redone and revamped with so much more info - you now have 4 pages full of info on using Powerpoint and Flash together - find them here.
You might want to look at Powerbullet, a free presentation program that outputs to the Flash SWF format. You can also use it to create quick menus and animations in Flash that can be used with PowerPoint.
Tom Bunzel writes about Using a Visio Timeline Diagram in PowerPoint at InformIT.com
Amy Gahran makes her point on why you should stop putting your PowerPoint presentations online although she does not touch the subject of ORM (Online Rich Media). Read this at the MarketingProfs site.
Released the 33rd issue of the PowerPoint Ezine yesterday. Main topics include:
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