This week’s edition of the Communications from DMN podcast has been posted. In this week’s podcast, you’ll learn that documentation isn’t the only task that you can handle within your organization. We talk about the other roles that technical communicators can play.
According to this article on ZDNet news, hackers can take advantage of a flaw in the web browser plug in of Adobe Acrobat Reader to get their spoof on. According to VeriSign,
Adobe’s response? Everyone upgrade to Acrobat 8.0 or wait for a fix for older versions. In the mean time, remember those Release Notes that you posted this week? They’re officially badass!
This article, by Scott Abel, looks at the trends that shaped the technical communication world in 2006. As can be expected, the move to DITA was one of those trends. Another, on the changing role of technical communicators, ties in nicely with our latest podcast.
This week’s edition of the Communications from DMN podcast has been posted. In this edition, we look at how you can demonstrate your value within your organization or to your clients. We also have another pick of the week: the Techwrite Tips blog.
Do you get paid by the word? That’s a line technical writers often hear from developers in jest. Now, it seems that not only can you get paid by the word, but there is even more money to be made by using the wrong word. This article from techdirt exposes some of the highest priced typos of 2006.
Tech writers get punished for typos, and typosquatters get paid. Remember that one next time you’re asked.