RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.

Subject: RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "John Posada" <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 11:09:44 -0800

Tell us, John, are you on David Pogue's payroll, are you hoping for
employment from his organization, or are you a personal friend? I
honestly can't imagine any other reason as to why you are defending a
guy who, in the middle of a recession, denigrated the value of our work
in a publication with a national readership.

Leonard

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Subject: Re: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.

Folks...ya gotta remember that those of us who take the time and
effort to participate on these lists are a VERY small minority of the
field. Just by being on the list do we demonstrate that we're
interested in making our stuff just a little better.

However, for the thousands who write who just couldn't be bothered,
what he says may hit a little closer to home. I'm sure you've all
moved into a new job and saw some of their writing.

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 1:47 PM, Sarah Stegall <sstegall -at- bivio -dot- net>
wrote:
> Oh, I am SO busted.
>
>> There you have it, folks: All tech writers are self-aggrandizing,
lazy
>> creatures of habit. None of them care about communicating effectively
>> with their target audiences.
>>
>> It takes a gutsy journalist like David Pogue to reveal what an
>> irresponsible, inconsiderate bunch we really are.



--
John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

Looking for the next gig.
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