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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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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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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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Adobe Tech Comm Suite 2017 is better than ever!

Recently, Adobe held a virtual press conference for the 2017 Release of the Adobe Technical Communications Suite, which launched on 31 January 2017. While the Suite continues to include the latest versions of Captivate, Acrobat, and Presenter, it’s RoboHelp (RH), … Continue reading

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2016 TechCommGeekMom Year in Review: Yeah, it could’ve been better.

As 2017 gets going, I realized that I haven’t written a whole lot in the past year. Why? Simple–not a whole lot to write about, frankly. 2016 was a rough year in many ways, but there were some good elements, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Failed Technical Communicator

“Bless me, Father, for I have sinned! I am a failure in technical communications.” OK, perhaps in many eyes, I haven’t been a failure in technical communications. It will be five years this spring since I graduated with my Masters … Continue reading

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How Statistics Solved a 175 Year Old Mystery About Alexander Hamilton

What do Alexander Hamilton, Harry Potter, and Bayesian Statistics Have in Common? Source: How Statistics Solved a 175 Year Old Mystery About Alexander Hamilton Oh, when I read this, I knew this would appeal to the history geek in me, … Continue reading

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