Monthly Archives: October 2012

My response to RJ Jacquez’s question: Will Tablets replace PCs?

Recently, due to the upcoming release of Microsoft’s Surface machine, RJ Jacquez released two blog posts promoting the idea that tablets, in time, will indeed replace the PC as we know it, and that Microsoft is going in the wrong … Continue reading

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Is iPad Mini the “Fun-Size” tablet, or does it mean business?

As the end of October approaches, so does Halloween. And with Halloween, most people would think of ghosts, witches, vampires and other monsters along with other spooky stuff. As for me, I think of trick-or-treating and the all important CANDY. … Continue reading

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What Does Knitting Have To Do With TechComm and m-Learning?

I’m so glad that this is now my 200th post on this blog! TechCommGeekMom has come a long way since it started out as a class project in grad school, now hasn’t it? For this particular post, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Flame Wars need not apply.

I had planned for this post to be something a little more lighthearted, but my plan was changed when I received my first insulting comment on this blog. It came in, and made accusations that proved that the person hadn’t … Continue reading

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LavaCon 2012 Recap | Write Techie

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Having returned from LavaCon this year, I am more confident in the field of technical communication. Here are my first thoughts on the conference!   I only attended the Adobe Day … Continue reading

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The Crazy Facts About Apple’s Role In Education | Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Found this thanks to @lawrencerenaldo. Great article by @Edudemic with infographic by MDG Advertising and The Register.    –techcommgeekmom See on edudemic.com

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Adobe Day at LavaCon 2012 Roundup!

This post is just a quick summary of the Adobe Day at LavaCon 2012 series from this past week. As you see, there was so much information that it took six posts to try to summarize the event! Being in … Continue reading

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Adobe Day Presentations: Part V – Mark Lewis and DITA Metrics

After Val Swisher spoke about being global ready in today’s tech comm market, the final speaker of the morning, Mark Lewis, took the stage to speak about DITA Metrics. Mark literally wrote the book about how DITA metrics are done, … Continue reading

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Adobe Day Presentations: Part IV – Val Swisher asks, “Are You Global Ready?”

Following a short break after Joe Welinske’s talk about Multi-screen Help Authoring, Val Swisher took to the stage. Val is the founder of Content Rules, Inc., and she spoke about eight simple rules for technical communicators to follow to make content … Continue reading

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Kyle Wiens Of iFixit Won’t Hire The Grammatically Challenged

Kyle Wiens Of iFixit Won’t Hire The Grammatically Challenged. Kyle Wiens essentially says that if a person can’t be bothered to know correct grammar and spelling–aside from the occasional typo–he doesn’t want to be bothered to hire or work with … Continue reading

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