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Mix & Mash: Reaction Cinema at ConVEx

What is this? This a new and inventive networking event being held at ConVEx Live 2020. MIX AND MASH MEALTIME Enjoy demonstrations of how to prepare yummy drinks and meals from your peers. Recipes and shopping lists will be emailed…

Why Practitioners Should Care About Research

Room 42 is where practitioners and academics meet to share knowledge about breaking research. In this episode, George Hayhoe explains the reasons why collaboration between both academics and practitioners serves the entire technical communications profession. Season 1, Episode 1 |…

Room 42

What is Room 42? Room 42 is a new hybrid, taking the best parts of traditional webinars, interview-style podcasts, and online teaching to move us all in a new direction. In the room, you will find the leaders who are…

Top Authors and Books from My 2019 Reading Challenge

In 2018, I wrote about how it’s important to step out of your comfort zone in your reading habits. It lets you explore sensitivities that expand your sense of the world and the people who live in it. It was…

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Top Authors and Books from My 2018 Reading Challenge

In 2017, I read nearly a book per day. While it was binge reading at its finest, it was too many. By the end of the year there were several books that I didn’t even remember reading, even when I…

How I Got Here: Career Dev Tips From Wise Old Farts

A panel discussion with tips and stories that helped the pillars of STC get through their careers with success and pride. Listen to past and current board members, conference organizers, and authors tell their stories and offer tips on how…

Industry Trends in Technical Communications 2018

As we close out the year, I’ve written up¬†Industry Trends in Technical Communications we’ve seen in 2018. I don’t believe we should seek out or follow trends. Observations about trends are useful to see what other people are doing and…