The improbable origins of Powerpoint

  title={The improbable origins of Powerpoint},
  author={D. C. Brock},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
  • D. C. Brock
  • Published 2017
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Spectrum
  • Walking into the hall to deliver the speech was a "daunting experience," the speaker later recalled, but "we had projectors and all sorts of technology to help us make the case." The technology in question was PowerPoint, the presentation software produced by Microsoft. The speaker was Colin Powell, then the U.S. Secretary of State. 
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