I learned about Prezi a year or so back when WIRED magazine described it as “a PowerPoint killer.” When I looked into it myself I did think it had the potential to become a new standard presentation tool. But like any new technology it runs a risk of being misunderstood and therefore misused. Unfortunately it appears to have fallen into that category of tools that people will use because they think it looks cool and they want to look cutting edge, rather than because it is the right tool for the job.
If you haven’t heard of Prezi or seen one presented, the concept behind it is simple. […]