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    presentations and papers

      Face to Face Presentations

        Guy Kawazaki

        [ watch?v=liQLdRk0Ziw ] the 10-20-30 rule for pitching an idea to a venture capitalist. 10 slides + 20 Minutes + 30 Point font.

        20 slides 20 seconds Pecha Kucha

        If you think that Guy Kawasaki was extreme consider these [ http://www.pecha-kucha.org/ ] [ st_pechakucha ] [ Pecha_Kucha ]

        My advice

        [ present.outline.html ]

        To see an extreme example of these hints try [ presentation.slides.ppt ] which goes over the same ideas using Power point.

        Stand up comic skewers bad Power Point

        [ watch?v=6tGq3tH4qSw ] (Don McMillan).

        Introduction to ways of displaying data

        HeerBostockOgievesky10

        1. Jeffrey Heer & Michael Bostock & Vadim Ogievetsky
        2. a tour through the visualization zoo
        3. Commun ACM V53n6(Jun 2010)pp59-67 [ 1743546.1743567 ]
        4. =DEMO GRAPHICS HCI CS489

        A useful table of presentation ideas

        Here is a link to a site that tabulates 100s of ways to present complex data. Go to [ periodic_table.html ] to get ideas when you have to communicate something complicated in a presentation.

        By the way --- [ http://thisisindexed.com/ ] is a fine collection of examples of using simple mathematical diagrams to illustrate ideas.

        Edward Tufte -- Attacks PowerPoint

        [ powerpoint ]

        Carolyn -- Why Learning from PowerPoint Lectures is Frustrating

        Enrichment: [ ?p=154 ]

        More from Guy Kawazaki

        Enrichment: [ index.php?passcode=epbcSNExIQr ] The art of innovation.

        How Steve Jobs does it

        [ watch?v=2-ntLGOyHw4&NR=1 ]

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      Written Reports

      1. Know your audience.
      2. Know your goals.
      3. Know your content.
      4. Keep it simple.

        Reports to Management

          A Manager will read a one paragraph memo....

          Get the key information up front "Source" + "Executive Summary"

          Put details later.

        Research papers

          You will need an abstract [ archive.php?comicid=1121 ] which is funny and helpful.

          A good book: Zobell.

          Zobell

          1. Justin Zobell
          2. Writing for Computer Science: The Art of Effective Communication
          3. Springer Verlag, Any edition
          4. Try Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble

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          You will need to write an abstract

          [ comics.php?f=1121 ]

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    Admin

    Who will be ready by next week to present something?

    Random Selection if no volunteers!

    EMail me (Contact at the top_of_page) or talk to me. I need to know the topic to prepare the web page.

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