Seal of disapproval

Seal of disapproval

What troubles me most about the revelations in today’s Guardian about PRISM – the NSA attempt to collect a plethora of data from users of Google, Facebook, Apple et al – is not the fact that Big Brother is watching but, rather, just how bad Big Brother is at Powerpoint design.

Personally I don’t believe there is ever really an excuse for powerpoint but clearly the US Government does – perhaps just as much it believes it is beneficial to seek out information from its population.

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It would be interesting to interpret what the slew – and very choice – of colours, the haphazard boxes and ovals, use of arrows and bulletpoints, and obsession with cramming in as many logos as possible, says about the authors.

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