The First Worldwide Anti-PowerPoint-Party Founded (APPP)By Anti-powerpoint-party, PRNE
Sunday, July 3, 2011
ZURICH, July 4, 2011 -
The APPP is an international movement
wanting to lift the PowerPoint issue to the awareness of the
The APPP sees itself as the advocate of approximately 250
million citizens worldwide, who, every month, are obliged to be
present during boring presentations in companies, and who have not
been represented in politics until now.
The movement regards the use of presentation-software, like
PowerPoint, as the source of the problem. It is a grievance that
superiors can dictate a PowerPoint use and that students are urged
to use PowerPoint. The APPP says, that, in 95% of the cases, the
flipchart would beat PowerPoint, based on the effect.
The goal of the movement is to decrease the number of boring
presentations worldwide, and that those, who want to renounce
PowerPoint, will not have to justify themselves in the future. It
is not PowerPoint that should be abolished, but only the PowerPoint
To draw worldwide attention to their cause the movement chose
the organizational form of an international party in Switzerland.
Here every citizen of the world can become a member of a party. The
APPP calls its members “proponents”. It wants to become the fourth
largest Swiss party with 33.000 members and thus make the
PowerPoint issue a political issue that one talks widely and deeply
worldwide. “The more people talk about it, the more change will
take place,” says APPP-founder Matthias Poehm.
The APPP wants to draw attention to presentations, at which the
participants consider their presence afterwards as futile. The
Party calculated that hourly wages of the attendants alone result
in suffering an annual economic damage of 350 billion Euros
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