Cloud presentation company Prezi’s head of international operations Drew Banks’ favourite presentation doesn’t use powerpoint or Prezi.
Banks’ favourite presentation is a Ted talk by science writer John Bohannon which uses dance to communicate a complex experiment where lasers cool atoms down.
Just over half way through Bohannon explained why he was using dance: It’s because he believes “bad PowerPoint presentations are a serious threat to the global economy”.
He proposes using dancers instead of PowerPoint presentations to explain a raft of complex problems, including why a foreign country should be invaded or why a big bank should be bailed out. He makes the proposal to show how powerful human movement can be as a communication tool.
Here it is: