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   RE: [xml-dev] The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint

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  • Subject: RE: [xml-dev] The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint
  • From: "Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 10:49:54 -0800
  • Thread-index: AcPDnWid/p346A7aQRqLXhjXMGNT2gAZ38iQ
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint

> > Tools do affect the way we think just as languages, a tool of sort,
> > affects the way we think.  It has less to do with the audience or

Not to spiral too quickly off-topic, but I wanted to point out that
Sapir-Whorf has been thoroughly discredited, and although it makes for
good plotlines in books like "Snow Crash" and lends an air of mysterious
authority to persons like Chomsky; the thesis that language shapes
cognition is highly overrated.


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