Showing posts from November 5, 2000
Morning After Here is a submission I made to the ACM human interface list-serv Victoria Sharpe Says: >This very question leads me to expect an article very >soon from the technical communication community. A >similar one was written about maps in NY city and the >Challenger disaster. Would you classify usability as a part >of the field of technical communication or as a part of >human factors? I am often confused as to where >professionals place it. I find that this issue is not squeezed into a label as easily as all of us "label makers" would like it to. The stance I take, watching most of the related disciplines, is that there is commonality. These problems are not easily corrected by technology alone. In the post war era (or perhaps the industrial revolution) our culture has become incredibly complacent that technology will solve our problems. And of course there is tremendous evidence to support the notion that technol
Carmen Publishing's FrameMaker Site Well the news is out. I am leaving Performance Technologies, Inc. and taking a new job as Publications Manager at Raymond corp. in Greene NY People ask where Greene NY is and I find the best answer is the two pronged answer...."It is the middle of nowhere, or central to everywhere." How true. It is outside Cortland. NY, if such a thing is possible. I will be challenged at this new job. That will feel good