Stack Overflow Introduces Crowdsourced Documentation

A couple of weeks ago, a coworker sent a link to our company’s software documentation team. “Thought this might be of interest,” he said. It seemed both offhanded and ominous. When I clicked the link, the blog post’s headline definitely gave me pause: Introducing Stack Overflow Documentation Beta. Stack Overflow, the eminently popular discussion site where programmers can […]

The Punctuation Revolution

What happened to punctuation as we knew it? If you’ve been striving to use it properly in print, digital technology has changed the way we use it today. For example, we are more focused on word count than sentence structure. Even for the non-grammatically obsessed, deviations from the established rules of punctuation and grammar indicate a break […]

Is An Editor Still An Editor?

Has the editor’s role changed with technology? Do editors still have the same job to do? Technology has certainly changed some of the ways editors do their work and the types of documents they edit, but not the reason for editing. An editor’s goal is still the same: to improve communication. Depending on the industry and media, there […]