Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"

Subject: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 18:13:46 -0700

Typically, they were written by assistants, junior-level engineers and techs who were assigned support tasks (i.e., gruntwork) under the supervision of more senior engineers and techs as part of their apprenticeships.

Writing skills used to be considered a requirement for technical professionals.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 3/22/2016 5:51 PM, Rick Lippincott wrote:

So...now I'm curious. Who wrote all these pre-WW2 aircraft flight and maintenance manuals that I've come across over the years? Or the turn-of-the-last-century locomotive operating manuals?

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References:
RE: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Jen
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Rick Lippincott
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Robert Lauriston
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Rick Lippincott

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