We have been looking at adding a new story type :- Slideshare. Slideshare is a web portal for sharing slide shows, such as conference presentations. (For more information, go to their website: http://slideshare.net.)
You can upload a variety of different file formats, namely:
Presentations: pdf, ppt, pps, pptx, ppsx, pot, potx (Powerpoint); odp (OpenOffice); key, zip (Apple Keynote).
Documents: pdf, doc, docx, rtf, xls (MSOffice); odt, ods(OpenOffice); Apple iWork Pages.
and files can be up to 100Mb in size. It converts your uploaded file into a Flash format, and presents the slide show to the user through a standard Flash interface.
We could link to a slideshare account in much the same way we connect to YouTube or Flickr. It could be a neat way for folks to put more "informational" stories online, using the project structure to organise content.
Do any of you PlaceStories users out there think this would be a worthwhile story type?