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A Reminder That ‘Fake News’ Is An Information Literacy Problem – Not A Technology Problem

Beneath all “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence lies society’s failure to teach its citizenry information literacy: how to think critically about the deluge of information that confronts them in our modern digital age. — Read on … Continue reading

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Which way do you like it–Top down, or bottom up?

Okay, first of all, get your mind out of the gutter. It’s not that kind of discussion. But it is a discussion about content strategy–because, you know, this is a tech comm blog. Here’s where I’m going with this.  I … Continue reading

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Glassblowing and tech comm–what’s the connection?

I know it’s been a while since I’ve written.  The last year or so has been overwhelming as I overloaded myself with too many things, and I’m actually in the process of trying to reclaim myself and my time in … Continue reading

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Content Strategists are the Marie Kondos of Tech Comm

Here in the U.S. (and perhaps in other places that have Netflix), there’s a big phenomenon about Marie Kondo. For those who don’t know who Marie Kondo is, she wrote a self-help book about home organization several years ago called, … Continue reading

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How do we determine the bounds of digital literacy?

Yes, you are seeing this correctly. There’s a blog posting from me. No need to double-blink in disbelief. I am still alive and well. I don’t always get much of a chance to write here because I’m busy! One of … Continue reading

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TaxoDiary – Taxonomies in Information Science

TaxoDiary – Taxonomies in Information Science — Read on taxodiary.com/2018/08/taxonomies-in-information-science/ Thanks to CJ Walker for posting this on LinkedIn. This is a big part of my job right now, and this is an excellent way to clarify the difference between … Continue reading

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STC-NEC Interchange 2018’s Keynote Speaker: TechCommGeekMom

Well, this will be a first!  I’ve been invited to be the keynote speaker for the STC-New England Chapter’s conference, Interchange, this coming fall–October 26-27, 2018 in Lowell, Massachusetts.  Interchange is one of those regional conferences that I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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Google’s AI Assistant kicks it up a few notches!

This just came out in the news today, which I saw through the Mashable feed.  Google’s AI Assistant is really learning how to interact using natural language in a big way. The future, if it’s not now, is coming very … Continue reading

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Tech Comm and The State of Urbanization

Being that I’m a person whose career is always seemingly in flux, I was listening to a past webinar that featured a few people I knew who were giving advice on how to stay current within the tech comm profession.  … Continue reading

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Music is the ultimate single-sourcing resource

A few years ago, I wrote an article for someone else about how music was used in remixes and mashups, but it never got published. Even so, I was reminded of how music has a lot of reuse due to two … Continue reading

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