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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Pentagon PowerPoint enemy: You read it here before you saw it in the mainstream media

A month and a half ago, I noted the PowerPoint slide cognitive corruption which passes for Pentagon thinking about the interconnectedness of military operations and political “affairs” in the war in Afghanistan.

Yesterday’s New York Times and today’s Daily Mail (UK) now have stories about it.

Just remember: In the world of communications, come to The GH Spin before “the Gray Lady.”

Those who have studied Edward Tufte will smile when reading the British article’s statement: “PowerPoint has become public enemy number one for many US officers who find themselves battling slide presentations rather than insurgents.”