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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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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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Technical and social challenges of conversational design — uxdesign.cc – User Experience Design

I made my website conversational. Here is what I learned. Source: Technical and social challenges of conversational design — uxdesign.cc – User Experience Design Thanks to Madonnalisa Gonzales Chan for posting this on the Content Strategists’ group on Facebook.  This … Continue reading

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Being paid to write–for the first time!

While I’ve spent years blogging and talking about being a technical writer, I haven’t actually been a technical writer except for doing projects in grad school–until now. In the last two months, I’ve started a position as a content/technical writer … Continue reading

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Is this how compliance training should be done?

I’ve recently taken on a new “adventure” working for a large pharmaceutical company. Now, I’ve worked for pharmaceutical companies before, but it’s been more than 20 years since my last job in the industry. One of the things I’ve been … Continue reading

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RoboHelp 2015 Release is a big step forward!

The last few weeks–in fact, the last couple of months–have been so busy for me that I can’t always finish what I need to get done. One of the things on my long to-do list has been writing up a review … Continue reading

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TechCommGeekMom’s New Adventure: Do you DAIR?

I’ve mentioned on a few occasions that with the completion of my contract at BASF, I would have to figure out what my next move would be.  Job hunting is something that I dread, especially since the region where I … Continue reading

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Win an All-Access Pass to Information Development World 2015! Here’s how.

It’s great to see so many of my readers are as excited as I am about going to this year’s Information Development World conference. This event, organized by Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and Val Swisher, Content Rules, takes place … Continue reading

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IDW looks like an awesome event–can’t wait to go!

Last year, I was really disappointed that I couldn’t go to the inaugural Information Development World (IDW) conference in San Jose, CA.  I knew, since it’s produced by The Content Wrangler and Content Rules, that it would be a top-notch event. … Continue reading

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