As I’ve been thinking/ranting about the limits of keynote presentations I realise that (as ever) the Pythons got there first. Keynoters love to think that they can just pour their thinking into our willing heads. But even the most gifted orator’s message is going to be disrupted by the reality of the moment-by-moment distractions among the audience.
Ben Schott has a go at the paradoxical blandness of supposedly disruptive startups: Welcome to your bland new world. It’s easy to get stuck in