WTD Episode 1: This week in tech comm
- Recorded Nov 19, 2016
- Length: 59:15
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In this first episode, we introduce the co-hosts, the podcast theme, and chat about a few articles. The four co-hosts include Jared Morgan, Carlee Potter, Chris Ward, and Tom Johnson. We’re located in Sydney, Brisbane, Berlin, and California. In this episode, we chat about content strategy, style guides, abbreviations and acronyms, developer-written UI copy, and more.
Here are some links to topics we discussed in the podcast:
- Write the Docs Newsletter. Salient themes in this newsletter include content strategy, style guides, abbreviations and acronyms, and more. You can sign up for this mailing list in the Write the Docs sidebar.
- Your experience is probably worth a lot less than you think. Does your experience becomes obsolete and potentially harmful after a decade?
- Coding for Writers – new Udacity course by Peter Gruenbaum. Is there value in a programming course geared specifically to writers? You can take Peter’s Coding for Writers course here on Udemy. Use coupon code IDRATHER for a discount this makes it $29 instead of $45).
- When engineers write or design interfaces with tech copy. What do you do when engineers start writing UX copy? How can you simplify messages that need to community complexity beyond the average user’s comprehension?
If you would like to recommend a topic or article for discussion for the next podcast, let us know.