My takeaways from WriteTheDocs 2014

Apparently everyone at a tech writers conference has impostor syndrome. It seems the deeply technical nature of documentation is partially responsible for writers to feel like impostors when working alongside skilled developers. That, along with deep API documentation and treating docs as code, were the three long running themes throughout…

Don’t blame the tools

Today, the Grammarly blog ran this image as the main bit of a simple post, noting the downside of short form communication: [caption id="attachment_3211" align="aligncenter" width="300"] image credit via Grammarly at: http://www.grammarly.com/blog/2014/the-real-problem-with-texting/ [/caption] As you may have guessed from the title of my post here, I disagree. But more specifically I…