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Adobe Day @Lavacon 2013 – Val Swisher Says It Starts With The Source

Val Swisher was the next to last individual to speak at the Adobe Day at Lavacon 2013 event. For those who are regular readers of this blog, you know that my love for all things Val Swisher has no bounds. … Continue reading

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Adobe Day @ Lavacon 2013 – Rich Media in Framemaker with Matt Sullivan

Matt Sullivan presented the last individual presentation for Adobe Day at Lavacon 2013, and it was a little different than what I had seen before. To me, it was like Portland’s Crystal Spring Rhododendron Gardens, because while Portland is known … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Adobe: Danielle Villegas–Review of Marcia Riefer Johnston’s “Word Up”

While I was at the 2013 STC Summit, I was asked to talk to Adobe about Marcia Riefer Johnston’s book, Word Up, which we all know is a subject I’m happy to discuss. Here is the end result–hey Ma, look! … Continue reading

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Recap of the Adobe Day “Coachella” – Tech Comm Rock Stars abound!

Adobe Day at the 2013 STC Summit was really great. It took me a while to digest all my own notes and relive the moments promoting the rock stars of tech comm. But like all good music festivals, the “Coachella” … Continue reading

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After the Summit: Was It All I Expected As a First-Timer?

Here’s the last post that I wrote about the 2013 STC Summit for the STC Notebook blog.  I hope you’ve enjoyed the ride with me. Continue to watch my blog for more on Adobe Day at the 2013 STC Summit, … Continue reading

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If Tech Comm had its own Coachella, how would it be done?

[WARNING: this is a long post, but jam-packed with information!] Every industry has its own rock stars. Those are the people who have lived, spoken, and written about topics in a particular field. The information and perspective they provide are … Continue reading

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Word Up! ain’t just a Cameo song: A TechCommGeekMom book review

Being that I came of age in the late 1980s, my immediate thought when I hear the words, “Word Up!” is the Cameo song playing with all its funkalicious glory.  But now, “Word Up!” has a new meaning for me … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Birthday, TechCommGeekMom.com!

One year ago today, I took steps that would change my life. I started this blog.  Its purpose was two-fold. First, I was encouraged by my friend, fellow grad student, and technical communicator, Shay Shaked, to write a tech comm … Continue reading

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But what shall I pack?

The event is still about three and a half months away, but I decided that this year, I’m going to go to another big tech comm conference. I really feel that going to a professional conference truly benefits me, because … Continue reading

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