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Duration: 45 min.
Having taken a three-month podcasting break, it feels good to be back. In this podcast, I talk with Charles Jeter and Heidi Hansen about what's new in the field of technical communication. See the sections below for the four main topics we discuss.
Note: If you've never listened to a podcast before, see my brief page on How to Listen to Podcasts.
Will this new wiki/help authoring/publishing tool hybrid take off?
What can technical writers learn from Google's Chrome comic book?
Is the PDF a dying format?
Is a career in technical writing incompatible with a secret life as a creative writer?
The following links point to topics briefly mentioned during the podcast:
If you like the Tech Writer Voices podcast, you'll also like Alistair Christie's IT Author podcast and the DMN Communications podcast. Check them out. Alistair has recently posted two new podcasts within the past couple of weeks.
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