- "Is PowerPoint the Devil?" by Julia Keller, from a couple of days ago at SiliconValley.com
- "Ban It Now! Friends Don't Let Friends Use PowerPoint" by Thomas Stewart, from February 2001's Business 2.0
I'm not totally opposed to PowerPoint and other presentation software, just the ways of doing things they force on you. It's quite possible to make an effective presentation with PowerPoint, but you often have to fight against it to do so, and to keep your event as the conversation it should be: you ought to be talking with your audience instead of at them.