RE: Knowledge is manufactured?

Subject: RE: Knowledge is manufactured?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 14:33:29 -0600

Dan Goldstein wrote:

> I said... what? The opposite? I spoke of "removing
> organization and coherence"? Nope, that wasn't me! But what
> Dori attributed to you was yours, all right, and it describes
> what I do, too.

Not *that* opposite, Dan, the *other* opposite (hey, it's Friday!).

You said "tech writers don't manufacture knowledge. We acquire it..." I
maintain that it's information we acquire, and that we transform
(manufacture) it into knowledge.

> I *do* know some folks who tend to remove organization and
> coherence, but they're over in Marketing...

<rimshot /> ;-)


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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