We've done a few posts like this before, but I don't really think it gets old. Especially seeing as time keeps truckin' on and we inevitably have to keep coming up with new ways to make our presentations inspire. PowerPoints can be awesome, but they can also go very, very wrong. There is a time and a place for using them and sometimes we all forget exactly when and where that is.
Avoiding Death by PowerPoint by Shalu Wasu delves in to the most effective way to use Powerpoint to your advantage and brings up the likes of Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki and Lawrence Lessig as examples of people that make it work for them through various different techniques.
Give it a read. With an opening statement like: "I have had numerous near-death experiences sitting through presentations that I could not avoid." - how can you not??