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Category Archives: Conferences

Tech Comm, Usability, Publishing, and More – all at South by Southwest

I truly believe that we in the Tech Comm field have spent way too much time and effort talking to ourselves. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE the STC Annual Summit, where the point is to network with other tech comm professionals. But if we want to grow as a profession, if we want… Continue Reading

Phoenix Comic-con

Actually, that should be Phoenix Comicon (one “c”, all one word) but however you spell it, it was an amazing event! It was at the Phoenix Convention Center for the first time (instead of Mesa, as in prior years) and moved to Memorial Day weekend instead of January. Because of these two things (and some… Continue Reading

Ada Lovelace Day 2010

Today is Ada Lovelace Day. Who was Ada? From Wikipedia: She is today appreciated as the “first programmer” since she was writing programs—that is, manipulating symbols according to rules—for a machine that Babbage had not yet built. She also foresaw the capability of computers to go beyond mere calculating or number-crunching while others, including Babbage… Continue Reading

John Hedtke coming to Tucson

This months STC-SAZ meeting will feature John Hedtke talking about “Seeding the Clouds”. From our STC-SAZ site: “Seeding the Clouds” is a presentation for technical communicators who have been affected by the rotten economic conditions… which is to say, all of us. Whether you’re a captive or a contractor, if you’re looking for work or… Continue Reading