Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"

Subject: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
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Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:39:46 -0700

Their job title was "architect." The kits also included blueprints.

> Sears & Roebuck used to sell, at least as far back as the 1920s, houses in kit form. Your deliverable was a truckload of components, all stamped with numbers, and a bound leather manual describing how to build the house. What job title would you give to the person who composed that manual? I think "Technical Writer" fits the bill.
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RE: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Rick Lippincott
RE: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Erika Yanovich

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