Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot,
by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse.
" -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, June 3, 2016

Murder by PowerPoint

A story.

I am eternally grateful that I got out of the service before PowerPoint fixed its death grip on the armed forces. Oh, there were overhead projectors and such, but it took more effort to make the transparencies and most people didn't bother because transparency sheets cost money and somebody had to pay for all that.

1 comment:

Stewart Dean said...

Tufte has the word on Powerpoint, has written a book carpet bombing it
that has a wonderful cover image:
https://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/graphics/book_pp_cover.gif

"There's no bullets like Stalin's bullets.."