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Tom Johnson
Technical writer, blogger, and podcaster. Interested in APIs, simplifying complexity, content strategy, information design, and more.
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[A] Team 11 ene.
"The requirement to be both specialist and generalist makes tech comm a particularly challenging field to navigate." Learn how to do it with this webinar January 16.
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Tom Johnson 12 ene.
Site metrics for 2018 summed up in one graphic. API documentation is dwarfing everything else in
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Tom Johnson 9 ene.
En respuesta a @larry_kunz
oh, i didn't anticipate that interpretation. good point.
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Tom Johnson 9 ene.
From CES 19 reporter, "Support for Amazon Alexa is being built into pretty much every gadget you can think of."
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Tom Johnson 9 ene.
In my poll on whether in 2019 (1) "Life will stay about the same" or (2) "Things will go downhill and life will become more intense," there's an even tie (41% for each, from 48 responses). It's like flipping a coin. results: post:
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Tom Johnson 9 ene.
En respuesta a @lemay
It's hard to extrapolate conclusions, but the data about San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is interesting in part because of the discussions about SV itself. The 2017 data suggests that rather reinforcing the idea that "SV is over," tech seems to be expanding in SV. Your thoughts?
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Tom Johnson 8 ene.
En respuesta a @ndw
To address the sticky keys problem, i bought a $70 electric duster: . Works well and sits nicely on my desk next to the array of dongles and adapters.
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Tom Johnson 8 ene.
New post: Employment and salary outlook for technical writers based on the 2017-2018 STC Salary Database
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Tom Johnson 7 ene.
New post: The absolute worst that can happen in 2019, or, Imagining a dystopian corporatocracy emerge after a permanent government collapse
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Tom Johnson 28 dic.
New post: Is Premium Grammarly worth it for identifying style and grammar issues in tech docs?
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Tom Johnson 22 dic.
I knew that a service to import your podcast onto Alexa was right around the corner -- . I mentioned last month about this trend (as I was converting my podcast into an Alexa skill, ).
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Tom Johnson 19 dic.
This 2cellos video is mind-blowing: . And the video about reinventing the cello genre (for concert-goers expecting more of a Mozart-music experience) is entertaining.
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Tom Johnson retwitteó
Cherryleaf Ltd 18 dic.
We're 39 listens away from seeing 10,000 downloads of the Cherryleaf Podcast
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Tom Johnson 18 dic.
New post: Top 10 holiday gifts for technical writers.
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Tom Johnson 15 dic.
En respuesta a @jaredmorgs
Thanks for the ideas, Jared. I agree about the emphasis on keyboards and caffeine.
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Tom Johnson retwitteó
Postman 11 dic.
Simplify your testing with 's fantastic guide to submitting requests through Postman.
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Tom Johnson 15 dic.
I have to say, Apple kind of reinvented the keyboard in their new Macs. Maybe not reinvented, but the touch and feel of the keys is a serious innovation. As long as I use my electric duster to keep crumbs out, I’m pretty happy with it.
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Tom Johnson 15 dic.
I’m putting together a post about the best Christmas gifts to get technical writers. Any ideas for me? Stuff uniquely suited for tech writer people?
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Tom Johnson 14 dic.
New post: My podcast about writing with Ellis Pratt on Cherryleaf Topics include purposes for writing, the influence of blogs, long & short forms of content, evidence for trends, what employers look for, + much more
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Tom Johnson retwitteó
Alan Houser 12 dic.
An unusually introspective, always insightful episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast. Hat tip to host and guest
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