Slideshare is a PowerPoint that keeps you up to speed on trends and topics. Slideshare is to PowerPoint like videos are to YouTube. Online application allows uploads and download presentations. It lets you browse through any presentation that would want to see and it helps you to get ideas and learn from them. Slideshare provides good background information on technology, industry, and product. You can also use Slideshare to see other peoples presentations and to know what their competition is like. It can give you a lot of background on a specific area and it can give you good ideas of how to present and what to present on.