tekom report

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I hope that the cognitive impairment resulting from jet lag has dissipated enough to write this post. Last week, I attended tekom/tcworld. With approximately 2200 attendees, plus 1200 trade show-only visitors, this is the largest gathering of technical communicators in the world. Over 180 vendors … Read More

Coming attractions

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DocTrain East kicks off next Wednesday, October 29. Scriptorium will be well-represented; Simon Bate is delivering a day-long workshop, Authoring and Publishing with XMetaL and DITA. If you have signed up for this workshop, expect details on the software you need in the next 24 … Read More

Vade mecum tekom

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This year’s tcworld conference and tekom-Trade Fair is November 5–7 at its usual location in Wiesbaden, Germany. Sarah O’Keefe has two presentations scheduled*, and Matt Arnold will be camped out at the Scriptorium trade show booth as usual. If you have never attended tekom/tcworld, we … Read More

Web 2.0 and Truth

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My presentation at X-Pubs was about the impact of Web 2.0 or user-generated content on technical communication. (You can view the presentation at the bottom of this post.) A phrase I heard repeatedly in reference to professional content was “a single version of the truth,” … Read More

English lessons

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I’m at London’s Heathrow airport, getting ready to return home. Many thanks to the organizers of the STC UK and X-Pubs events for wonderful hospitality (special thanks to Ant Davey who picked me up at the airport when I arrived at 6:30 in the morning). … Read More