[LINK] "Wow. These are some fancy handouts."

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Oct 7 12:28:34 AEDT 2009

Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>>> VA Goes Green
>>> Posted by Brandon Friedman
>>> "Wow. These are some fancy handouts."
> Have a look at this document from Hitachi Data Systems on, ironically, 
> "The Great Information Glut":
> http://www.hds.com/assets/pdf/apac-site/anz/research-report-great-information-glut.pdf
> It's 2,820 Kb, 36 pages - of which about 12 pages are full or half page 
> full colour photographs. There are 7,100 words and numerous pie charts 
> and graphs.
> It could have been half the size and not lost any meaning or impact.
> As it is, it's lost on me.

I suspect there is an inverse
correlation between the scale of the
presentation and the content....just
look at advertising versus the soapie.

or spin...noting that the claim on this 
page would be more accurate if we 
inserted ",Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, 
Adelaide, Darwin and Hobart" into the 
sentence after the word "Sydney".
> Key facts - Eco Transit News
> 29 September 2009
> Sydney Metro Stage 1 will supply enough extra capacity to serve Sydney for many years to come, contrary to inaccurate claims made in Eco Transit News.
> Sydney Metro has prepared a detailed response to the Eco Transit claims.
> For more information:
>    [pdf] * Key facts - Eco Transit News

Marghanita da Cruz
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