Re: Tech docs in a recent movie

Subject: Re: Tech docs in a recent movie
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 22:49:15 -0800

Your comment makes me think of Y2K Cobol programmers.


On 1/5/2017 7:03 PM, Gene Kim-Eng wrote:

I haven't seen this film, but from the trailers the plot centers on a system malfunction?

Perhaps some crotchety old semi-retired tech writer insisted on creating offline backup docs in case the talking online help failed...


On 1/5/17 4:52 PM, Lauren wrote:
I thought they would just call out to a voice receiver, "Computer, how do you reset the anti-matter generator?" And a voice would tell them what to do.

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References:
Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Mark Giffin
Re: Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Mark Giffin
Re: Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Lauren
Re: Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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