Re: Technical communication under the gun

Subject: Re: Technical communication under the gun
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 12:13:01 -0700

Are you any good with puzzles? I stink at them, and
would never be able to tell someone how to assemble
one no matter how much time I had to do it.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
> Maybe I'm pushing the envelope to post this to the main list, but it
> does involve technical communication of sorts. Today, the company I
> work
> for did its version of the Olympics, and one of the events called for
> a
> blindfolded person to assemble a puzzle, with verbal assistance from
> the
> other member of the team, who had a picture of the finished puzzle in
> front of them. The first team to get the puzzle assembled was the
> winner. Well, t occurred to me that this called for technical
> communication under the gun. I confess, everybody else on the team did
> a
> better job than I did, even though I'm the technical writer. I guess I
> don't work well under that kind of time pressure.


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