The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

Technical writer?

Designer?

Interested in TV title sequences?

Fan of Stranger Things?

You probably know that Season 2 of Stranger Things is out. Fear not, there are no spoilers here. I’m just using the new season as an excuse to point you at this wonderful post by Sarah Gless. Read and enjoy.

Whoever thought “typographic” and “porn” would nestle so comfortably in the same sentence, indeed next to one another?

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Speechless

For a society flush with hi-tech successes, and ever increasing numbers of hi-tech startups, there are aspects which lag somewhat behind other mainly western countries. For example, much of the bureaucracy refuses to accept email and insists on fax messages. (An MK proposed legislation to fix that, but whether it becomes law is still open to question.) As another example, official websites can be a bit clunky, are often ugly, and have not quite grasped the concept of the need to refresh and maintain content. And there’s also the issue of blindly following a website template, even when it’s patently not suitable. The last category is amply illustrated by the following web page, as pointed out to me by Sarah-Lee.

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A world first? An FAQ with no questions?

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Circumcise me

Yesterday, I was in Jerusalem (at the Ramada hotel) for the MEGAComm 2012 Conference, an event run by Techshoret for technical writers communicators, marketing professionals and interested parties. What’s the connection to circumcision? Read on. Continue reading

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