Technical writer news
The news category covers posts commenting on news around the web from intersting links I've come across. In these posts, I provide a list of links along with summaries and commentary.
The following content is in the news category:
Forrester Report, Coding jobs, Hyper-personalization, RFPs, Call center replacement (Oct 9, 2023) | Oct 9, 2023
Open-source contribution myths, Hiring poets to train LLMs, Problems with 'content', AI agents (Oct 6, 2023) | Oct 5, 2023
Documentation failures, Bestiaries, AI Explain post mortem, Inside TechComm podcast (Oct 3, 2023) | Oct 2, 2023
Links from around the web (Sept 5, 2023) | Sep 5, 2023
Newsletter: Endless news cycles, style checkers, finding research, noticing things around you | May 19, 2023
Newsletter: AI doc alerts, state of tools, saying easy or just, automated writing teams | May 2, 2023
Newsletter: Docusaurus, Lens, Docs-as-Code, 2022 site analytics, and HTML Table formatting | Apr 27, 2023
Newsletter: GPT-4 tutors, Phind.com, Dark user manuals, interfaces for reading docs, automation scripts, and bball | Apr 17, 2023
Newsletter: AI and tech comm survey results, Zoomin's predictions, Beating an ATS, ChatGPT plugin docs | Apr 11, 2023
Newsletter: Why engineers need to write, tech writers in pop culture, 101 subreddit, Cambrian period of AI (April 4, 2023) | Apr 4, 2023
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