Mind Hacks: In our wildest dreams

Mind Hacks: In our wildest dreams. Okay, I realize this has little to do with technical communication, but it will change the way you view your dreams at night. Rather than escape, fantasy, or just plain nonsense, dreams are “night-time survival training.” Those dangerous situations of aggression or pursuit are your body’s way of conditioning Continue Reading »

Palimpsest: This is the future of technical communication

Palimpsest: This is the future of technical communication. Sarah O’Keefe explores an ethical dilemma about including potentially dangerous information in documentation (even if it’s accurate). Her  post made me reflect. Fortunately, I don’t document anything that has any impact on one’s life (except death by boredom in a meeting).

Secrecy versus openness in communication

Secrecy versus openness in communication. Gerry McGovern makes an interesting comparison between Apple and Microsoft when it comes to secrecy and transparency. Although many people love Apple and find their applications simple to use, they are not a very transparent company at all. They maintain absolute secrecy until the day of release. Not so with Continue Reading »