Tech Writer This Week for June 28, 2012 by TechWhirl
TechWhirl’s Weekly Roundup of the best technical communications and technical writing posts on the web.
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In Technical Communication, Tom Johnson (idratherbewriting.com) tells us about his best days as a technical writer and also wonders how novices can afford to learn expensive tech comm tools. Nikhil Khandekar, a guest writer for technicalcommunicationcenter.com, discusses the importance of perseverance in our careers, and Ivan Walsh (ihearttechnicalwriting.com) tells us how to proof tech docs in just 15 minutes.
In Content Strategy, we found a definition of that very discipline supplied by newfangled.com. Also take a look at what Stanford U has accomplished in the challenging area of copyright clearance.
In User Experience, Robert Hoekman talks about the 13 linchpins of UX, and John Schneider (forumone.com) discusses the emotional side of user experience in two posts. And, if you’re using tag clouds, TechTarget discusses how they’re dying out and what may replace them.