Author Archives: David Farbey

Tech Comm Trends for 2015

Tweet I’ve written a guest blog for WeLocalize on techcomm trends for 2015 which you can read here

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Bad Reviews

Tweet In the dim distant past – and unfortunately there are pictures to prove it – I dabbled in amateur drama, and I got my share of bad reviews: people who criticised my performance, and I’m sure I deserved nothing … Continue reading

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How responsible is a technical writer?

Tweet There’s a well-known humorous office sign that I’ve seen in many places which reads “I have a very responsible job: if anything goes wrong, I’m responsible!” However there have been a couple of message threads recently on the ISTC … Continue reading

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What sort of training do TechComm professionals need?

Tweet Formal training for technical communicators in the UK is hard to find. It has not yet completely disappeared, but it is, in my opinion, an endangered species. If we allow it to become extinct what is the future for … Continue reading

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