Tag Archives: tech comm

Good writing always gets you ahead.

I’ve been job searching again, as my last contract ended about a month ago. I’ve had some ups and downs in the last month, to say the least, but finding the next gig is always a priority (even though I … 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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Rhetorical Power—Does it exist?

One of the most important skills a technical communicator possesses is a true command of language, and the use of words in particular. We know that we excel at the written word, but how are we with speaking? Sometimes our … 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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Moderately Motivated Gen-Xer for Hire – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

Source: Moderately Motivated Gen-Xer for Hire – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency This was published a year ago, but it still works. While this is meant to be satire, as it is, it’s almost accurate. When I look at the description, it’s … 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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