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Tim Bray wrote:
> On Dec 15, 2003, at 11:10 AM, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>>> So my slides now have a lot more pictures; in fact if I can't
>>> illustrate something I usually won't make a slide for it. I believe
>>> this has two effects: (a) the presentations are more entertaining.
>>> (b) the slides are less useful as collateral to distribute later. -Tim
>> Hmmm....so your best slides are based on pictures whose structure is
>> not captured by the markup.
> Absolutely. I am abandoning the pretense that the slide deck captures
> the *content* of my presentation. The slides are a visual aid, that's all.
That sounds right. The best speakers I have seen use slides like singers
use pianos; they don't play the melody.