Lighter Side

Everybody funny. Now you funny too. A look at the lighter side of technical communications.

Office 2016 – The Return of the Toolbar

Microsoft released their first preview of the Office 2016 suite for Windows 8 over the weekend. One of the new features that has Office users abuzz is the return of the toolbar. In a surprise decision reversing years of engineering practice, Microsoft will return the oft-maligned feature, which was removed in 2007. At the time, […] Continue reading ...

“Let’s Help” Videos Thrive on YouTube

The popularity of “Let’s Help” stems from the fact that people don’t have to actually buy a product to be entertained or disappointed by the instructional video that accompanies it. Simply watching others watch instructional videos has turned into a new professional spectator sport with a huge audience. Continue reading ...

Fear Itself

The creature lurched toward him. Richard felt another fit coming on; this was like living in one of his many nightmares. His heart pounding, Richard bolted into the car and slammed the door. It didn’t lock all the way, however, and Richard watched in slow-motion horror as the thing grabbed the door handle and forced itself halfway inside the car. Continue reading ...