Technical Writing Humor: From the Sidelines on Family Tech Support

About a month ago, my dorky little brother was in town. As usual, he drove to Colorado from New Mexico with a truck full of stuff. Once, after he left, I counted fourteen bicycles in my garage. Once, I ended up with a cat. Always, though, I get computer stuff. This time, though, I didn't get all of it. See, my mother lives maybe five miles away from me, and my brother gave her a computer, too. Continue reading ...

Hitching with Clipboard and Pen Along the Open Road: A Tech Writer’s Guide to the Open Source Movement (Part Two)

In Part One of this two-part series, you got a look at the history of the Open Source movement, saw how Open Source projects can be a positive environment for technical writers, and got an introduction to the Free Documentation License. Following in Part Two, you’ll find out about tools that Open Source writers use, […] Continue reading ...