Remember "Minority Report," the 2002 movie where Tom Cruise prevents crime from happening? In the movie, his computer was a large translucent screen, on which he manipulated various images and data using nothing but his hands. That's not so outlandish anymore, and it may change the way presentations are made.
When do layoffs mean lower TV sales? Apparently, when you're Circuit City. The company recently revised its projections for the first half of its fiscal year, based on poor sales of flat-panel and projection televisions. Partially due to the disappointing sales figures, the company expects a loss of $80 to $90 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2008. And analysts say that those bad sales figures can be blamed in part on the company's decision to fire its highest-paid workers.
The cameras, video games and other functions of the cell phone have been making them more popular each year, and with the possibility of mini-projectors and other gadgets in the future, the sky seems to be the limit. But, as always, there may be a catch: By using your cell phone, you may be contributing to the end of the world as we know it.
Make a presentation, win a prize? It's true: Slideshare.net is currently accepting entries for the World's Best Presentation Contest. Presentations can be on any topic, and you can enter up to five presentations.