Generational tech guilt?

In one of Alistair Christie’s recent podcasts, he interviews his 70-year-old mother about how she uses computers. Although they cover many topics in the interview, her tech guilt is the most salient part of the discussion. She blames herself for not understanding how to work computers and navigate websites. When she can’t locate certain features Continue Reading »

WordPress Tip: Integrate WordPress into an Existing Website

I integrated a WordPress blog into another website this weekend. The original site, pictured below, was Here’s the WordPress blog I customized ( to look identical to the existing site: This is my third blog design in which I ported over an existing html site into a WordPress theme. I’m getting better at it, Continue Reading »

Podcast: Technical Writing in Agile Environments — Interview with Alyssa Fox

Download MP3 (to download, right-click and select Save Target As) Duration: 28 min. In this podcast, I interview Alyssa Fox, an information development manager at NetIQ, about technical writing in agile environments. Agile environments involve short iterations of product development, such as three to six weeks to complete a release, rather than the longer one Continue Reading »