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PowerPoint backlash

May 1, 2010

Tags: PowerPoint

by Pat McNees
In the war on clarity, some feel the U.S. military is spending too much time on a program some believe "stifles discussion, critical thinking and thoughtful decision-making," creating the illusion of understanding and control, writes Elisabeth Bumiller in We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint(NY Times 4-26-10). Equally interesting is an essay she cites on Dumb-dumb bullets by T.X. Hammes in the Armed Forces Journal.
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