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STC day 3: Lessons from Minneapolis

The last day of a conference is always tough. You’ve been cramming your brain full of information for the past three days. You’re tired from trying to sleep in a strange bed in a room where light always streams in from the hallway. Now, your greatest priority is catching the shuttle to the airport and …

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STC day 2: RoboHelp is *not* dead

I admit that that two years ago, (a.) I was on the “RoboHelp is dead” bandwagon and (b.) the news gave me a feeling of schadenfraude because RoboHelp had knocked off my favorite HAT, ForeHelp.

STC day 1: Truths (inconvenient and otherwise)

STC’s decision to honor Al Gore and An Inconvenient Truth as an example of exceptional technical communication was a controversial one. Debate exists about whether global warming is purely human-produced or if it is a result of solar activity and natural climate change. An Inconvenient Truth and Simon Singh‘s keynote do show a truth about …

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STC day T-1: Did you see me on TV?

Instead of going to the MadCap Software booth to find out about whatever new product they’re announcing at the conference, I went with my brother to watch the Twins beat the snot out of the Tigers, 16–4. Since the Tigers pounded my Angels at the last game I went to at Angel Stadium, this win …

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STC day T-2: A tour of the city

The STC Conference doesn’t officially start until Monday, but I came a couple days early so I can visit my brother who lives in town.