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BBC – Capital – Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators

In a room full of non-native speakers, ‘there isn’t any chance of understanding’. It might be their language, but the message is often lost Source: BBC – Capital – Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators The BBC has … Continue reading

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BBC – Culture – The language the government tried to suppress

Most of Singapore’s population speak the unofficial language or dialect known as Singlish. But why would the government rather it went away? James Harbeck takes a look. Source: BBC – Culture – The language the government tried to suppress This … Continue reading

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Canon–you need better tech writers

In the last week, I have purchased two new (to me) pieces of technology. The first was an upgrade to an iPhone SE from my iPhone 5S.  I decided not to get the iPhone 7 because I had some serious … Continue reading

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Off the wall presentations featuring Ben Woelk – Content Content podcast episode 11 – ed marsh dot comed marsh dot com

Ben Woelk, technical communicator and Information Security Office Program Manager at the Rochester Institute of Technology, talks about being an introverted leader and how it’s changed his career and his passion. Mentioned during this episode Ben Woelk on Twitter STC … Continue reading

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What technical writers can learn from a WordPress plugin – ed marsh dot comed marsh dot com

The Yoast SEO WordPress plugin made me rethink not only about how I write for the web, but also in my technical writing career. Source: What technical writers can learn from a WordPress plugin – ed marsh dot comed marsh … 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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The Power of Social Media: Chewbacca Edition

There’s a viral video that just came out that I just love, not only because it’s funny, but it appealed to the geek in me.  It’s a woman who bought a fun item for her own enjoyment, and was getting … Continue reading

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