Blogger and Microsoft employee Rob Chambers offers a handful of free macros you can add to your Speech Macros folder to execute any time. But one macro in particular seems so incredibly cubicle-cool: a Next Slide macro that advances a PowerPoint presentation when you say "next slide" and goes back when you say "previous slide."
Chambers has other cool tricks up his sleeve -- for example, a Tell Me the Weather Forecast macro that reads you the forecast when you say, for example, "What is the weather like in Chicago?" -- but the ability to control your own slide presentation (look Ma, no hands!) just gives off loads of "I-know-what-I'm-doing" vibes to the higher-ups.
To get started, all you have to do is install WSR Macros and put the macro files in your Speech Macros folder. It's that easy.
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