Author Archives: Liz Fraley

Privacy on the Internet…I don’t think so – 1 November 2018 [Meeting]

You will be provided with real world examples by a presenter whose primary work is Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) investigation, along with an extensive handout containing various domestic and international websites for gathering intelligence, tips for searching, list of available tools, and list of OSINT experts to which you can turn when you have specific needs. We will delve into privacy plus the ups and down of LinkedIn, Amazon, social networking and online searching such as Spokeo.

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Genre Conventions in Documentation Contributor Support – 4 October 2018 [Meeting]

In this talk, Claire Lundeby will discuss various types of support, both published materials and otherwise, for documentation contributors to open-source software projects. She will review shared characteristics for such published materials, in an attempt to identify genre conventions, as well as provide an overview of material provided by multiple open-source project communities and open-source documentation contribution events.

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Lightning Talks at Workday – 13 September 2018 [Event]

Lightning Talks are coming to Pleasanton September 13, in a meetup co-sponsored by Workday, Write The Docs, and East Bay STC.

The talks are an open-mike format that allots a few minutes (usually five) to each speaker so that the evening can include a multitude of topics. It’s a great opportunity to find out what’s going on locally in technical writing or for you to talk about a topic or project that others might want to know about.

If you want to find out more about Write The Docs or Workday, you can do that, too. To RSVP for the event, see the listing at Meetup.com.

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Write the Docs – San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco, CA
1,099 Documentation Enthusiasts

We are people who care about making the reader experience awesome by delivering excellent documentation. We are writers, developers, designers, learning professionals, and doc…

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Note: You do not have to be an official STC or WTD member to attend the meeting.

Improving Docs From The Outside In – 6 September 2018 [Meeting]

Lisa’s talk will cover two topics:

  •  Competitive Analysis: How NETGEAR went about learning from our competitors
  • Friendly Documentation: How NETGEAR is working on making its documentation friendlier

About Our Speaker

Lisa Pampuch, is the Director of Content Development at NETGEAR.

Lisa has been a tech editor, tech writer, tech pubs manager, and her role  now also includes localization and non-tech writing (product data management, sometimes called document control) in her area of responsibility.

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Attend in person and network with your peers or attend virtually via the NorCalSTC Facebook page!

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Recorded: Thursday, 6 September 2018.