Bill Gates: Dull to Dashing Slides

In his Windows Live presentation, Bill Gates used some very ugly, bullet-filled slides to launch Windows Live. Take a look at a sample slide from the presentation:

Source: niallkennedy via Flickr
Source: niallkennedy via Flickr

Apart from the background being highly distracting, there are too many bullets and too many words on the screen. The slide looks like it’s been designed by a 10-year-old kid, without much thought being put into the design of it. The slide is boring and that in turn makes Windows Live look boring. Would you be inspired to buy or use Windows Live after looking at such a slide? Probably not.

Fortunately, Bill’s slide are much better now:


Check out his presentation at TED below:

Akash Karia

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