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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.

15 Subway Maps Compared to Their Actual Geography «TwistedSifter

Reddit community ‘Data is Beautiful’ created a series of animations comparing subway maps to their actual geography Source: 15 Subway Maps Compared to Their Actual Geography «TwistedSifter   I found this article thanks to my husband’s cousin, who is a … Continue reading

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Why So Few Women Break Through Tech’s Bro Culture – Bloomberg

Silicon Valley prides itself on its progressive views on climate change, same-sex marriage, transgender rights and other cultural issues. Why does it have such trouble with gender equality? Source: Why So Few Women Break Through Tech’s Bro Culture – Bloomberg … Continue reading

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How These Remote Workers Convinced Their Bosses And Clients They Can Work From Anywhere

It actually took less effort than you might think—here’s why. Source: How These Remote Workers Convinced Their Bosses And Clients They Can Work From Anywhere This is an interesting article. They only interviewed three people, so I don’t think this … Continue reading

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English is Dumb (VIDEO)

My husband, who is not a native English speaker (although he reads, writes, and speaks English better than some native speakers), always likes to poke fun at the English language every chance he can get. I suppose it’s because he … Continue reading

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Job Security Is Disappearing — What Does It Mean For You?

Job security is a thing of the past, and we are all entrepreneurs now whether we work for ourselves or someone else. Are you ready to navigate the new-millennium working world? Here are ten ways to get there! Source: Job … Continue reading

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IBM Just Committed Cultural and Creative Suicide | Inc.com

IBM has told its employees that they can’t work from home. The end of Big Blue is nigh. Source: IBM Just Committed Cultural and Creative Suicide | Inc.com Thanks to Larry Kunz for finding this appropriate follow-up to my last … Continue reading

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IBM tells thousands of remote employees to come back to office or find new jobs | Ars Technica

While selling benefits of “telework” to others, IBM forces relocation in stealth layoff. Source: IBM tells thousands of remote employees to come back to office or find new jobs | Ars Technica Thanks to Cheri Mullins for posting this article … Continue reading

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