How to do presentations: imitate Larry Lessig

May 12, 2008

A must-read for anyone that ever has to do a slide-show presentation.

Lessig’s blog has a sort of guest-post from a phycisist named Chris Tunnell. In the post, Tunnell breaks down the elements of a Larry Lessig-style slide presentation. I will be studying Lessig’s techniques (and Tunnell’s description of them) in preparation for a conference in a couple of weeks. If you want people to listen to you the next time you have to give a talk, you’ll do the same.

If you’ve never seen a Lessig slide-show, here’s one he did a while back on why Google books should be covered under a fair-use exception:

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