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Chatting about AI trends and tech comm with Fabrizio Ferri Benedetti

by Tom Johnson on Oct 20, 2023
categories: ai podcastswriting

In this podcast, I chat with Fabrizio Ferri Benedetti, a tech writer in Barcelona who blogs at and works for Splunk, about various AI news topics. We talk about the Forrester AI jobs impact forecast, the community element in documentation, the way the profession is changing with AI, content design roles with LLMs, how complex processes and interactions can't be automated, whether the word 'content' is problematic, and more.

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More about Fabrizio

Fabrizio Ferri Benedetti is a multilingual, Italian-born technical writer living in Barcelona, Spain. Since 2008, he has been communicating about technology and connecting people at tech companies, first as a tech journalist and content strategist, then as an API designer and tech writer. Fabrizio says he knows enough coding to be dangerous and often creates his own tools He takes a human-centered approach, believing tech companies need more writers, philosophers, and educators.

Fabrizio’s website, Passo Uno, reflects how technical writing is like stop motion — a step-by-step sequence flowing like a real conversation. You can follow Fabrizio on Linkedin.

(Note that this podcast is based on Fabrizio’s personal thoughts and does not reflect Splunk.)

About Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

I'm an API technical writer based in the Seattle area. On this blog, I write about topics related to technical writing and communication — such as software documentation, API documentation, AI, information architecture, content strategy, writing processes, plain language, tech comm careers, and more. Check out my API documentation course if you're looking for more info about documenting APIs. Or see my posts on AI and AI course section for more on the latest in AI and tech comm.

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