I don’t know about you, but I really enjoyed reading our President’s Message about how she started her career as a technical communicator. In fact, it inspired me to mention my own humble beginnings!
I owe my first tech comm job-Technical Editor at Kaiser Permanente – to EBSTC. Continue reading
Steven Pinker. 2014. New York, NY: Viking Adult. [ISBN 978-0-670-02585-5. 360 pages, including index. US$27.95 (hardcover).
Note: This book review by Patrick Lufkin was originally published in the STC Journal Technical Communication, Volume 62, Number 1, February 2015.
With dozens of books offering writing advice out there, do we really need another?
After examining the strengths and weaknesses of existing guides, Pinker argues that the considerable progress made in cognitive science in recent years cries out for a fresh approach. Continue reading
EBSTC October Program Recap
We’ve all heard of the International Standards Organization (ISO). During his presentation at the EBSTC October 6 dinner meeting, Ron Stone elaborated on how standards apply to usability. Continue reading
Editing skills play an important role in quality technical communication. However, even the most skilled editors need to communicate professionally and effectively with their writers. This presentation explores how effective communication with colleagues and clients can help editors enhance team communication, improve documentation, and provide writers with valuable insights to enhance their writing.