Is Technical Writing Boring? Tech Writers as Information Architects
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
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