April 30th, 2008
Yet another online channel to keep in mind: embedded PowerPoint. Salon’s War Room critiques the online version of a stategy presentation delivered by House Republican Leader John Boehner. The kicker: you can watch his PowerPoint embedded directly into a web page, giving his talk longer legs than if it’d been kept to the people in the room (or if it were a downloadable file rather than an embed). The embedding tool uses Flash, just as YouTube and other video sites do, and it’s a clever extension of the idea of in-line presentation. Combine with an embedded clip of the actual speech for A/V geek nirvana.
Here’s the presentation: