1. Strategies for learning technology -- podcast recommendation and a poll

  2. If writing is no longer a marketable skill, what is?

  3. My conflicted thoughts about the decentralized web (while taking the Census of Technical Communicators survey)

  4. The right story for tech writers to tell in a corporate blog post

  5. Articulating stories that influence product adoption (new article in Simplifying Complexity series)

  6. Reciprocal knowledge networks and the iFixit Technical Writing Project -- Conversation with Guiseppe Getto

  7. Looking at the theoretical foundations for tech comm -- Conversation with Lisa Melonçon

  8. Adventures of a Techie Academic with Lightweight DITA (LwDITA): Conversation with Carlos Evia

  9. WTD Episode 15: User research, tech writer stereotypes, and conversations

  10. Teaching Technological Adaptability to Bridge the Gap (Guest post by Melonie McMichael)

  11. Combatting the "Make-It-Pretty" Philosophy: Technical Writers Fight Back (Guest post by Emily January Petersen)

  12. Results from my Academic/Practitioner Attitudes surveys now available

  13. The relationship between academics and practitioners — Podcast with Kirk St. Amant

  14. Reducing the complexity of technical language (new article in Simplifying Complexity series)

  15. Random reflections on the throwaway mentality in our culture

  16. Thoughts on docs-as-code after 3 years -- it works!

  17. A short survey to measure academic/practitioner attitudes

  18. 10 ways technical writing is just like the World Cup

  19. Guest post from Una Cogavin: A Review of MadCap Flare 2018 and MadCap Central May 2018 Release

  20. Evaluating the user experience of documentation -- Podcast with Bob Watson

  21. Non-Reference Content section updated in API course

  22. Hiding Complexity -- A new Simplifying Complexity article

  23. New article in Simplifying Complexity: Reconstructing the absent user

  24. The reason I always find time to write on this blog

  25. Stoplight -- creating a single source of truth to drive the API lifecycle

  26. My site now has Algolia search integrated

  27. Replaced the previous weather API example in my API course to now use OpenWeatherAPI

  28. Do you have to relocate to an urban tech hub to find a technical writing job?

  29. Strategies from pickup basketball -- Why you shouldn't guard the worst player or focus too much on the documentation no one reads

  30. New Simplifying Complexity article on shaping information into familiar schemas, especially story

  31. A Review of the MadWorld Conference -- guest post by Jayna Locke

  32. New article on Simplifying Complexity: Reduction, layering, and distillation as a strategy for simplicity

  33. The math game my daughter and her friend created with Codesters

  34. What can we learn from the homogenous profiles in the Stack Overflow 2018 survey?

  35. WTD podcast episode 14: Humanizing your documentation

  36. Recording of API documentation workshop in Denver

  37. Guest post: The story behind DocToolHub, a site for finding tech comm tools

  38. Recording of Docs-as-code tools and workflows presentation

  39. Recording of STC San Francisco presentation: Beyond mere endpoint reference — the overlooked content in API documentation

  40. New article in Simplifying Complexity -- Ensuring information harmony in the larger documentation landscape

  41. Perspectives on tech comm from the VP Candidates — Q&A with Pam Brewer

  42. Perspectives on tech comm from the VP Candidates — Q&A with Ben Woelk

  43. Recording of OpenAPI and Swagger presentation (for STC and WTD San Diego)

  44. Two open-ended surveys to gauge practitioner/academic attitudes

  45. New Simplifying complexity tutorial: Discoverability through metadata

  46. New section on my site: Simplifying complexity

  47. WTD Episode 13: Postman for API development and docs — Interview with Postman Founder

  48. Recording of WTD South Bay presentation: Publishing tools for API documentation

  49. Unexpected realizations after a comprehensive review of my 2017 site metrics

  50. New STC Intercom article: How to Research What You Need to Learn to Be Successful as a Technical Writer

  51. What technical writing trends will we see in 2018?


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