Section 4

SAY IT . COM

I can’t help but marvel at how much technology has changed our lives. For example, as I think about how we produce our charts today, I find it incredible that using my laptop, I can produce this chart in less than 10 minutes … in black and white … or in color … correct typos … create animations such as fly, zoom, fade … add scanned pictures … add sound … add video clips … link it to a URL … send it to be reviewed by colleagues all over the world … make copies … project it in conference rooms of any size … all in 10 minutes. Awesome.

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It wasn’t always like that. I entered the field of visual communications in the year 1961 ...

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