Links for 2007-05-24 [del.icio.us]
- The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint
I've mentioned this before, but it came up at a meeting this week. So, if you wanna presnet like Steve Jobs, do this: 10 slides, 20 minutes, 30 point font. Guy Kawasaki says, "Ten is the optimal number of slides in a PowerPoint presentation because a normal human being cannot comprehend more than ten concepts in a meeting." It is a great post.
- How to Make Your Cellphone Act Like a BlackBerry
While I may never give up my CrackBerry, "You no longer need a Treo or BlackBerry to enjoy that luxury. Three new services — from Google, Yahoo and Teleflip — can deliver your e-mail messages directly to ordinary nonsmart cellphones. "
- Yahoo! Advertising: Brand Advocacy Summit (2006)
This informative presentation explored how plugged-in marketers can tap into the power of their brands to reach their most influential customers. Participants also learned how word-of-mouth and social marketing can benefit the bottom line.
- Reasonably priced music on your phone anytime
Omnifone has launched with an all-you-can-eat over the air music download and news service called Musicstation. They've teamed up with major labels like Universal and 23 global network operators so far covering 40 countries and a potential of 690m subscribers.
- Make-It-Yourself 'Star Wars'
The clips -- about 250 of them, from all six Star Wars movies -- will land on the Starwars.com Web site tomorrow, part of this week's 30th-anniversary celebrations of the release of his hit movie.
- Exploring: reCAPTCHA: A new way to fight spam
One of the words in reCAPTCHA is a word that the computer knows what it is, much like a normal CAPTCHA. However, the other word is a word that the computer can't read. When you solve a reCAPTCHA, we not only check that you are a human, but use the result on the other word to help read the book!
Friday, May 25, 2007