Powerpoint, voilà l’ennemi !

"“It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control,” General McMaster said in a telephone interview afterward. “Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”

In General McMaster’s view, PowerPoint’s worst offense is not a chart like the spaghetti graphic, which was first uncovered by NBC’s Richard Engel, but rigid lists of bullet points (in, say, a presentation on a conflict’s causes) that take no account of interconnected political, economic and ethnic forces. “If you divorce war from all of that, it becomes a targeting exercise,” General McMaster said. "


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cléoradar (2010, 27 avril). Powerpoint, voilà l’ennemi ! Cléo Radar. Consulté le 14 juin 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/mx1n

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