Put it in a figure+

An old adage when writing research papers is “put it in a figure”. If there is one thing that I want the reader to know when they put my paper down, then I try to put it in a beautiful figure, with a complete explanation in the caption. I saw the extension of this rule to talks recently, and I’m going to try it out myself: if there is one thing you want your audience to remember when they leave your talk, put it in a movie.

Here is the movie that taught me this lesson:

And here is a blog post by one of the video creators, to tell you more about what you’re seeing.

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  1. The subject of that video is also the topic of many letters in last week’s Lancet: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(11)61806-0/fulltext is a response to responses to a recent article.