“Les Posen, president of iMUG, the Melbourne Macintosh User Group, has been invited to Macworld 2008 to run a series of workshops on Keynote, the presentation software that is part of Apple’s iLife [sic] suite of applications,” Garry Barker reports for The Age.
MacDailyNews Note: Keynote is part of Apple’s iWork, not iLife.
“‘It will be about the psychology and the neuroscience behind presentations, using Keynote’s magic to unlock a lot about how we learn and how to make your message stick. It’s a matter of less is more,’ he said,” Barker reports. “‘I also hope it will open a number of doors for my, I believe, unique take on Keynote.'”
Barker reports, “Mr. Posen is a serious opponent of what he calls the numbing of otherwise usable minds caused when people, frequently corporate types, use the same templates, charts and tired transitions of PowerPoint. It is really lack of presenter imagination exacerbated by the dull but easy-to-use templates and charts in PowerPoint.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “John Q.” for the heads up.]