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This message came to me from Linda Wang, who is currently attending the ACS national meeting in San Francisco. We’ll look for Linda’s famous meeting slideshow when she returns. Until then, we’ll have to go bananas over this single pic:

Earlier this week, I spotted this ape handing out Post-it notes to chemists outside the convention center. Charles Wolfus, ape and founder of the San Francisco-based company Zinali, was promoting his software tool Slideboxx to speed the creation of slide presentations. Hey, whatever works.

Linda Wang/C&EN


  • Mar 25th 201014:03
    by Carmen Drahl

    Yeah- totally took post-it notes from this ape. Didn’t figure he was the company founder, though.

  • [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Zinali LLC, Kenneth Moore. Kenneth Moore said: RT @Zinali_LLC: Great pic of the slideboxx Gorilla! Thanks Linda! http://bit.ly/bYx5w9 #acs_sf. [...]

  • Mar 26th 201023:03
    by brian

    Also snagged post-it notes from the slideboxx gorilla. Program looks pretty cool. Anyone else check out the program?

  • Apr 2nd 201003:04
    by ngussman

    I used a bunch of the monkey’s Postit notes. They curled up and didn’t stick well. I got what I paid for!!

  • Apr 7th 201014:04
    by thegorilla

    We’re sorry they didn’t meet your expectations, or ours. How about we send you some bona fide post-it notes to make up for it?

    In the meantime, we’re considering discounted pricing for post docs and grad students so they can use slideboxx for job talks. Anyone have suggestions on a fair price? Let us know here or on our facebook page http://bit.ly/Zinali-FB.

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