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  • Cardiac Arrest: Howard Root speaks

    06/05/2017 11:19:40 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 4 replies
    Powerline ^ | June 5,2017 | Scott Johnson
    Howard is one of the most amazing people I have ever met. Among other things, he is a corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur, inventor and corporate executive. He touched on one aspect of his story in the Wall Street Journal column “Sally Yates’s legacy of injustice at the Department of Justice.” In the fuller version of the story he tells in his Power Point presentation, we have personal interest, self-deprecating humor, intense human drama, life lessons, political angles, action items, the medical device business, federal regulation and the administrative state, criminal law, and (as in Howard’s column) Sally Yates and the...
  • You can get Microsoft's PowerPoint killer today

    08/05/2015 9:23:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/05/2015 | MATT WEINBERGER
    Microsoft would never say that Sway, its new presentation app that you can download starting today, is going to kill its much-maligned cash cow PowerPoint. So I will: Microsoft Sway is a PowerPoint killer. Today, Sway goes into general availability, meaning that users of Office 365 in business and education can get it. Plus, Microsoft is releasing the official Sway app for Windows 10, alongside an update to all versions of the tool. And it's still free for consumers. Technically, you've been able to get Sway since last October when a preview version came out. At the time, Business Insider...
  • Possible Implications of Faulty US Technical Intelligence in the Damascus Nerve Agent Attack

    01/16/2014 3:57:53 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 16 replies
    MIT Science, Technology, and Global Security Working Group ^ | January 14, 2014 | Richard Lloyd (Former UN Weapons Inspector) and Theodore A. Postol (Professor MIT)
    The Syrian Improvised Chemical Munitions that Were Used in the August 21, Nerve Agent Attack in Damascus Have a Range of About 2 Kilometers. The UN Independent Assessment of the Range of the Chemical Munition Is in Exact Agreement with Our Findings. This Indicates That These Munitions Could Not Possibly Have Been Fired at East Ghouta from the “Heart”, or from the Eastern Edge, of the Syrian Government Controlled Area Shown in the Intelligence Map Published by the White House on August 30, 2013. This mistaken Intelligence Could Have Led to an Unjustified US Military Action Based on False Intelligence....
  • The 1940s...A Memorable Decade (a video view)

    10/17/2013 5:51:45 AM PDT · by Doogle · 19 replies
    DROPBOX ^ | unk | unk
    A video view of the 40's nicely done
  • Software Help - Powerpoint to any Video Format

    08/24/2013 8:56:20 PM PDT · by 50sDad · 14 replies
    Self ^ | 08/24/13 | 50sdad
    I want to convert an old Powerpoint presentation into a mpg, avi, flv, anything that I can rig to post to YouTube. I have a XP machine running Office 2003. Can anyone recommend a piece of software which will do this?
  • Chaplain Speaks Out – Did the Media Blow The Story?

    03/16/2013 9:15:32 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 13 replies
    sofmag.com ^ | 14MAR12 | By Harold Hutchison
    A chaplain who was awarded the Bronze Star has spoken out about the tour – and what appears to have been misleading media coverage. In an interview with TheBlaze.com, Lt. Col. Jon Trainer, USAF, discussed the award and the PowerPoint presentation that has generated controversy. The presentation, which was titled, “Proper Handling and Disposal of Islamic Religious Material,” was written in the wake of the accidental burning of defaced Korans by American troops. The resulting riots when the news broke lead to 30 deaths, including two U.S. troops. Initial coverage of the medal in conservative media outlets lead former Congressman...
  • A Bronze Star Power Point? Actually, not... (Drive-by Journalism at Its Worst)

    03/14/2013 5:36:40 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    US Patriot Post ^ | March 14, 2013 | Mark Alexander
    "The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice." -- George Washington (1779) A Bronze Star Power Point? Actually, not ... Drive-by Journalism at Its Worst In keeping with our publishing deadlines, every Tuesday morning I send notice of my topic for Thursday's column to our editorial team. This week, I sent notice that I was writing about "military award inflation," and particularly a story from reputable news sources about an Air Force chaplain, Lt. Col. Jon Trainer, who received a Bronze Star for a PowerPoint. I first read this story under an inflammatory National...
  • Air Force Chaplain Awarded Bronze Star for PowerPoint (Important Update @ 22)

    03/12/2013 6:44:58 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 72 replies
    National Review Online ^ | March 11, 2013 11:38 A.M. | Patrick Brennan
    Air Force Chaplain Awarded Bronze Star for PowerPoint Teaching Proper Sensitivity for the Koran An Air Force chaplain has been awarded a Bronze Star for his service in crafting an especially good PowerPoint about how to treat Islamic religious materials with sensitivity, according to Ohio’s Dayton Daily News. After U.S. troops in Afghanistan accidentally burned copies of the Koran, sparking riots that took over 30 lives, Lieutenant Colonel Jon Trainer came to the rescue: After the accidental burning last year of Qurans by U.S. troops in Afghanistan sparked deadly rioting, an Air National Guard chaplain from Springfield stepped in and...
  • Israel: Can’t Find PA Incitement? Here It Is

    02/05/2013 4:07:33 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/2/13 | Maayana Miskin
    In wake of the release of a report comparing Palestinian Authority textbooks to Israeli textbooks in terms of incitement, Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry has released a simple PowerPoint presentation outlining PA incitement and giving examples. Among the more disturbing instances of incitement are incident in which teachers used their blogs or Facebook pages to spread hate. One PA school’s Facebook page includes an image of an Arab child being strangled by a snake marked with a Star of David. Another school’s Facebook page has an image of Adolf Hitler, complete with a quote stating that Hitler left some Jews alive...
  • Winchester issues recall for some Ranger 223 ammo

    03/18/2011 5:45:44 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 25 replies
    police one .com ^ | 3-8-11 | Drew Johnson
    Affected lots have last four digits: DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51 Owners of Ranger 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-Point centerfire rifle ammunition may want to pause before chambering a round. Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling six lots of the Ranger 223 ammo after determining that the lots may contain incorrect propellant. The last four characters of the affected lot numbers are: DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51. Incorrect propellant in the Ranger 223 may cause firearm damage
  • Power Point: The Dangers of a Major Military Asset

    09/04/2010 10:04:08 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 09/04/2010 | Jim Emerson
    Intelligence is information. The best use of intelligence is to get that information in the hands of the war fighter quickly. If used correctly it saves lives and greatly aids our troops to defeat the enemy. Unfortunately, in today’s short attention span world, the most vital tool in the dissemination of intelligence is PowerPoint. More often than not, about time the PowerPoint presentation is prepared for daily briefings the information is too old to be useful. PowerPoint maybe a valuable tool but when used for routine daily briefs it is more potent than Ambien as a sleep aid. If terrorists...
  • US generals given baffling PowerPoint presentation to try to explain Afghanistan mess

    04/28/2010 10:11:16 AM PDT · by skimbell · 50 replies · 1,406+ views
    MailOnline ^ | 28th April 2010 | Mail Foreign Service
    Its coloured charts, graphs and bullet-points are supposed to make the most incomprehensible data crystal clear. But even the sharpest military minds in American were left baffled by this PowerPoint slide, a mind-boggling attempt to explain the situation in Afghanistan. 'When we understand that slide, we'll have won the war..
  • Can DOD really defeat PowerPoint?

    04/29/2010 6:19:38 AM PDT · by SLB · 42 replies · 1,086+ views
    Federal Computer Weekly ^ | April 28, 2010 | Kevin McCaney
    IF TORQUEMADA HAD A LAPTOP. The Defense Department has declared war on PowerPoint. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who heads U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, told the New York Times, “It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control. Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.” To prove his point, McChrystal’s been displaying an indecipherable slide of the United States’ military strategy. “When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war,” he’s said. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, Joint Forces commander, put it more succinctly: “PowerPoint makes us stupid.” Kudos to military...
  • PowerPoint Run Amok in the Military (Good news! McMaster of Tal Afar got his star!)

    04/28/2010 5:38:57 PM PDT · by neverdem · 27 replies · 655+ views
    Commentary ^ | 04.28.2010 | Max Boot
    I have been spending the past few days with American military forces in the Persian Gulf region. Everywhere I have gone with a group from the Council on Foreign Relations, military briefers have sheepishly prefaced their remarks by saying, “I read that story about PowerPoint, but I have a few PowerPoint slides I’d like to present anyway.” The story they’re referring to is this New York Times article, which suggests that the military is dangerously over reliant on this Microsoft program, which makes it all too easy to substitute glib bullet points for serious thought about pressing issues. Granted, PowerPoint...
  • We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint [“PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis...]

    04/27/2010 7:51:04 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 34 replies · 1,538+ views
    We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint By ELISABETH BUMILLER WASHINGTON — Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the leader of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shown a PowerPoint slide in Kabul last summer that was meant to portray the complexity of American military strategy, but looked more like a bowl of spaghetti. “When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war,” General McChrystal dryly remarked, one of his advisers recalled, as the room erupted in laughter. The slide has since bounced around the Internet as an example of a military tool that has spun out of...
  • other suggestions to recover a PowerPoint 2002 file

    10/11/2009 9:14:27 PM PDT · by rudy45 · 8 replies · 1,037+ views
    My wife was working on a PowerPoint 2002 presentation on her Sony Vaio laptop, using Vista home. She saved the file, then kept working on it. Then, PowerPoint suddenly ended/crashed. When she restarted PowerPoint and attempted to reopon the file, she got the message that the file caused a serious error, and did she want to open it? She answered yes, and PowerPoint simply hung up while trying to open the file. Since that time, I have tried creating a new presentation and inserting slides from the other one, but that method didn't succeed. I also have tried simply double...
  • The problem with PowerPoint

    08/19/2009 9:03:04 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 40 replies · 1,538+ views
    bbc ^ | 19 August 2009
    If you have worked in an office in the Western world in the past 25 years, you will probably have sat through a PowerPoint presentation. But there's a problem. They're often boring, writes presentation expert Max Atkinson. In the past 25 years, I've asked hundreds of people how many PowerPoint presentations they've seen that came across as really inspiring and enthusiastic. Most struggle to come up with a single example, and the most optimistic answer I've heard was "two". So what are the main problems?
  • Powerpoint 2008 (Mac) vs. Powerpoint 2007 (Vista)

    06/03/2009 7:20:31 PM PDT · by TheBattman · 32 replies · 2,062+ views
    None ^ | 6/03/2009 | Me
    OK - so - I do 90% of my work using my Macs - a 12" iBook (last generation) and a PowerMac Dual G5 desktop. The other 10% I spend with an HP Pavilion Laptop (Vista). So - Working with Powerpoint on both platforms - I have found that there is a huge difference in functionality - with the Mac version generally being for more tolerant of media files (both audio and video) With Powerpoint 2008 (Mac), I can throw pretty much any popular format audio file or video file and it just works. Take that same presentation (saved on...
  • The Gettysburg Powerpoint Presentation

    05/24/2009 4:42:28 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 6 replies · 541+ views
    Abraham Lincoln and Norvig.com ^ | originally January 2000 | grey_whiskers
    Click on the link.
  • Questions about PowerPoint

    02/18/2009 5:36:16 AM PST · by rudy45 · 5 replies · 564+ views
    I have PowerPoint 2002. I would like to create a "flash card" type presentation. Each slide would have two text boxes, left and right. Left would ask, for example, "capital of [country]" and right would have answer i.e. "[capital city name]." I would use custom animation so that during slide show, the left box would appear on previous, then right would appear after click. I have two questions: first, is there a way I can tell the slide show, at presentation time, to "shuffle" the slides? I know I can shuffle the physical order of the slides themselves, using a...