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PowerPoint: the kudzu of modern communication | Cory Franklin | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

Some unfortunate conference participant, undoubtedly still suffering flashbacks, who harbours a lingering animus towards Bill Gates and his software, once dubbed the PowerPoint presentation as “Killing You Microsoftly”. Such an invidious metaphor is unfair. To death. At least when you die, you’re fortunate enough to have endured your last PowerPoint presentation. The unlucky who go on living must continue to endure PowerPoint, an invasive species threatening the information ecosystem, the kudzu of software.

via PowerPoint: the kudzu of modern communication | Cory Franklin | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk.

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