Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1"

Subject: Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1"
From: Charlotte Branth Claussen <charlotteclaussen -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2014 11:08:23 +0200

I am confused. I entered the field because of many of the aspects mentioned
as something other than technical writing. And I wonder, how can you be a
technical writer without being interested in usability? Or technology? Or
how people learn? Or in translating stakeholders requirements into what
they really want and need? I like the complexity of it all - and I like the
challenge of using the resources at hand to deliver the best possible
solutions.

What is technical writing supposed to be?

Charlotte


2014-05-05 18:31 GMT+02:00 Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>:

> If you're really someone who has based your career on documents rather than
> customers and content, I'd say you missed the time to panic by 20 years or
> so.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
> wrote:
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> >
> >
> http://customersandcontent.com/2014/05/03/the-death-of-technical-writing-part-1/
> >
> > Time to panic! Or is it?
> >
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> > Cordially,
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> > Craig Cardimon | Technical Writer
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"The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: "The Death of Technical Writing, Part 1": From: Gene Kim-Eng

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