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5 “Ahas” on Content Strategy from Scott Abel | LinkedIn

Source: http://www.linkedin.com My friend Scott Abel has some good information here that is so basic, but highly important and gets down to the bottom line. I’m looking forward to seeing his new book in the near future! He’s always a … Continue reading

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Are technical communicators the “fall guys”?

While plugging away at the big project I’m doing for work, a problem arose from how some features worked, and developers cluttered up the CMS architecture of the site I’m working on. When I tried to clean it up, the … Continue reading

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Why These Neuroscientists Are Prescribing Video Games

Video games as therapy? While most virtual reality falls under the category of mindless entertainment, a group of researchers believe the gaming world may offer some benefit to those on the autism spectrum. A team comprised of cognitive neurosci… Source: … Continue reading

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How the US Government is Avoiding Gobbledygook with Plain Language

The purpose of the Plain Writing Act of 2010 is to mandate the use of clear and simple English writing for all federal agencies. Here’s how it’s being used. Source: http://www.contentrules.com This is a fantastic article by Val Swisher of … Continue reading

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A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop

Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material Source: http://www.scientificamerican.com This article came by way of Adriane Hunt on LinkedIn. While I understand the article and its findings, I don’t think it’s a complete … Continue reading

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In our opinion: Technology in today’s schools — Getting an early start is crucial, and costly

Early education in computers and computer programming in some European schools is starting to pay dividends. Utah needs to find ways to stay up to speed as well in high-tech learning — but the h Source: http://www.deseretnews.com This is another … Continue reading

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Does Job Stability Exist Anymore? | LinkedIn

Source: http://www.linkedin.com This is an interesting article that I think would especially apply to the technical communications community. I can tell you that my entire career has been nothing but unstable. Gone are the days where you spend so many … Continue reading

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