Is Technical Writing Boring? Tech Writers as Information Architects
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Duration: 22 min.
In this week's podcast, Heidi and I consider a probing question: Is technical writing boring? We discuss a post that spawned a lot of comments and exchanges. We also talk about an article on information architecture in the Tech Comm journal.
We talk about the following topics in this podcast:
- "Is technical writing boring?"post
- Information Architecture article in Tech Comm Journal
- Grammar Girl podcast
- Web 2.0 podcast
- Music from podshow
- Tom's blog
- Heidi's blog
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About Tom Johnson
I'm a technical writer based in the California San Francisco Bay area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical communication — Swagger, agile, trends, learning, plain language, quick reference guides, tech comm careers, academics, and more. I'm interested in simplifying complexity, API documentation, visual communication, information architecture and findability, and more. If you're a technical writer of any kind (progressional, transitioning, student), be sure to subscribe to email updates using the form above. You can learn more about me here. You can also contact me with questions.