Brig. Gen. H. R. McMaster (U.S. Army), who banned PowerPoint presentations when he led the successful effort to secure the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar in 2005, followed up at the same conference by likening PowerPoint to an internal threat.
“It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control,” General McMaster said in a telephone interview afterward.
“Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”
From the NEW YORK TIMES