I added another article in my Simplifying Complexity series. This one is called Hiding complexity through JavaScript show/hide elements. The basic principle is to look for ways to reduce complexity by hiding less-used information on the screen through JavaScript techniques, such as show/hide...

Project Ethos makes its much-anticipated San Francisco debut this Thursday, April 14th to showcase local designers and new collections, and bring the arts, the consumers, and the industry under one roof for one fabulous event! Sponsored by 944 Magazine, this Ruby Skye red carpet event fuses...

If I didn't know better, I would claim that someone at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco knows that March is my birthday month. Not only did Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland open at the deYoung at the beginning of the month — institutions I...

———- ———- ———- Several years ago, as San Francisco-based laboratory Solazyme researched micro-algae in hopes of developing an environmentally safe, renewable energy source, it discovered alguronic acid, the substance responsible for these marine plants' ability to survive in even the...

I'm a technical writer based in the California San Francisco Bay area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical communication — Swagger, agile, trends, learning, plain language, quick reference guides, tech comm careers, academics, and more. I'm interested in simplifying...

In case you haven't been following previous posts, I have a microsite called Simplifying Complexity where I'm exploring various approaches for making complex information more usable and consumable. This microsite contains longer, more in-depth articles following a specific theme. My latest...

In the Simplifying Complexity section of my site, I published a new article about how to ensure information harmony across a larger documentation landscape, where other articles might contain similar themes and information. In the article, I dive into two factors that increase complexity in a...

Pinterest, the people's go-to site for discovering DIY projects and other ideas of fancy, has a new office headquartered in San Francisco that has (unsurprisingly) sparked our interest. Company founder Evan Sharp chose a team of concept designers to transform the once barren SoMA warehouse...

What about maps for non-linear, complex systems? In the Simplifying Complexity section of my site, I added a new tutorial for navigating through more non-linear, complex spaces. The strategy involves tagging content with metadata so that it can be surfaced to the users in the right...

I added another article in my Simplifying Complexity series. This one is called Hiding complexity through JavaScript show/hide elements. The basic principle is to look for ways to reduce complexity by hiding less-used information on the screen through JavaScript techniques, such as show/hide...

 

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