guest writer, discusses high-speed data communication and its amazing
progress in the last four decades. He talks about third generation wireless
telephony, which is no longer restricted to mere phones, but translates
into tools that will interact with us through voice, graphic, and tactile
devices. This new technology has the potential to affect our work as
technical communicators by adding new opportunities for documentation
Accessibility = Usability
immediate past president, gives us a unique perspective on Web Accessibility.
As technical communicators, we have the opportunity to make the Web
user-friendly for everyone. Read about recent mandates added to Section
508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act and how a whole new area is opening
up for technical communicators.
Materials on the Nanoscale
describes a powerful but compact microscope that allows scientists to
see their "micro" work in the material and biological sciences.
If youre new to science writing, this is an excellent introduction
to the kind of technology involved in this work.
DMV Co-Managing Editor, provides a respite from the world of technology
with her humorous view of how desperate we are to keep up with all the
new things coming our way.
from the Past
DMV Co-Managing Editor, continues our journey through past newsletters
by sharing some tidbits from the 80s. You wont believe what a
bargain were getting with the current prices of PCs and printers
until you read this!
the future of technical communication.
Devil Mountain Views -- Mar/Apr 2002
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