Monthly Archives: October 2006

“Sentences are smarter than the grunts of bullet points.”  —Edward Tufte

We were talking today, again, about that recurrent concern over the reliance on PowerPoint for presenting complex concepts or sharing knowledge. I recently read Edward Tufte’s Beautiful Evidence and the second edition of his powerful PowerPoint essay is quoted in … Continue reading

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Chicago Manual of Style Goes Online

After 100 years as a print publication, the Chicago Manual of Style has finally made it online. It will not be free, but I expect the UVM library will get a subscription. In addition to the manual itself, the web … Continue reading

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