Dave Pollard’s How to Save the World blog is is a constant source of excellent, thought-provoking material. Todays post, “That’s Not What I Meant,” is just one more example of the quality material you will find on this blog.
Pollard discusses the difficulty of presenting material in ways that your audience actually “gets” your points, drawing on actual findings. He then questions whether we can actually get points across in conversations, again based on studies that have been done. It will make you think.
I’ve been struggling lately with coming up with better ways to connect with audiences when talking about technology, given the wide range of experience and expertise in the typical audience. It seems like a project that’s well worth the effort.