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What Can Technical Communication Do After The U.S. Election?

In the past week, the United States had an important election for its next President. The election results, to say the least, have been controversial. While I’m not one to usually talk politics on this website, I’ll simply say that … Continue reading

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Unspoken English rules

Now here’s something that’s been making the rounds among some of my friends on Facebook regarding an unspoken rule when speaking about adjectives:  I really had never thought about it, but this is right. It makes me wonder if there … Continue reading

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More localization and user-friendly features in the new Framemaker 2015

You might have heard by now that there have been some updates to the Adobe Technical Communications Suite (TCS) that were released today! Both Framemaker and Robohelp have been updated significantly, while the other programs (Captivate, Acrobat, and Presenter), have … Continue reading

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An American in Ireland: An experience in globalization and localization

I’m now back from my 10-day trip to Ireland, and it was certainly an adventure. While there are parts of the US that have bilingual signs around due to the large Hispanic populations in areas, I think I had gotten … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Creating Global E-Learning

I conferred with two e-learning experts to get their input about globalization and localization issues in e-learning. The following recommendations emerged. Source: http://www.contentrules.com Val Swisher of Content Rules, Inc. was kind enough to give me the opportunity to write another … Continue reading

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Book Review: Global Content Strategy: A Primer by Val Swisher

Anyone who has read this blog for a while knows how much I love Val Swisher of Content Rules.  Why? Well, first of all, she’s a lovely person and great friend all around. But that’s beside the point. As a … Continue reading

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Uhura and Translation Software–Still not there yet

My husband’s first language is Spanish. As a result, naturally, most of his relatives speak Spanish exclusively. I, however, do not speak Spanish.  I took two beginner courses, but I know little Spanish in comparison.  I have had more French in … Continue reading

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