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

Conference showdown

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Tom Johnson’s post about the STC conference has sparked a lot of great discussion. You should read it and the comments if you haven’t already. All done? It seems that the STC conference is getting mixed reviews, and people’s experiences seem to diverge quite a … Read More