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What is HTML?

Taking something apart is a great way to understand more about it. With that in mind, I thought I would write an article that attempts to deconstruct HTML by discussing its parts in order to communicate what it is more generally. 1,101 more words


Six years ago, WikiLeaks obtained and released a large raft of documents and emails obtained from the U.S. Department of State. Federal employees and contractors were…

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Technical Writing

Omaha? What the hey!

Something’s Happening Here…

Been noticing some unusual, irrational, yet intriguing activity in Omaha, Nebraska, of all places. As a kid in Omaha, back in the day – the major aim of locals in my neighborhood was to get out of Omaha and make your name, your fortune. 482 more words


How documentation can make the big difference in start-ups?

It’s truly exciting and challenging to start a business! You with your partners must have spent countless hours developing and fine-tuning the business idea, preparing to bring your potentially lucrative concept to market with great anticipation. 608 more words

Understanding what a Technical Writer Does?

What does a technical writer do?

  • Technical writers help people understand how to use complex products
  • Creating journal articles, technical or instructional manuals
  • Maintenance and operational instruction manuals…
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Some of us pick up the habit in college: we have two or three months to write a term paper and figure, “Oh, I’ll have plenty of time for that.” Then we get to a point a week or two before the due date before we realize, “Oh my gosh, I’ve got a 20-page paper to write!” We then spend the next 7-10 days racing around the library, freaking out.

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Quoting and Paraphrasing

When writing research papers, you may have to use text from other similar works. Let’s assume you want to insert information from another source (e.g. a book, a journal an article, or a website) into your paper. 277 more words