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0 0 #PurseBlogWIMB: This Reader's Stunning Collection Covers All Designer BasesIf there's been a theme for the past year in tech comm, it's to treat docs like code. Most people get behind this idea with a great amount of enthusiasm. And yet, in many ways, docs are not entirely like code. You can make processes a lot more complicated if you push the the docs-as-code idea...  

0 0 Loving This Week: Fall's Best Clogs + a New Byredo Scent I'm probably biased by my San Francisco location, but I find that intriguing. It is gender-neutral and features notes of amberette, coconut water, patchouli, cocoa absolu, and wild musk. The heavily pleated, yet oddly sleek, sleeves on this sweater give it an old-school look. Like seriously...  

0 0 UGG Collective Launches for Fall Delivering more than $1 billion in annual sales, UGG® partners with the best retailers globally and owns over 130 concept and outlet stores worldwide in key markets including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. Tags: 2017, Autumn, boots,...  

0 0 Bolia: The Return of the 70s Interior It hasn't helped that Scandinavianism has been discovered globally in recent years, to a point that even Bed Bath & Beyond has a "hygge" section to Dane-proof your San Francisco condo or Midwest bungalow. Meanwhile, we're constantly on the hunt for new interior inspo, preferably something as...  

0 0 Everything you need to know about Universal Standard Tour stops include Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston, Dallas, St. Louis, Washington D.C., Chicago, Colombus, and New York. Fans will have the opportunity to experience the brand in person, try on their favorite styles, meet the founders, and shop. The entire assortment of...  

0 0 Wix Announces Reiko Wakai as the Winner of Its Capture Your Dream Photo Campaign Wix's headquarters are in Tel Aviv with offices in Be'er Sheva, Berlin, Dnepropetrovsk, Kiev, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo, and Vilnius. Tags: Capture Your Dream Photo Campaign, fashion, fashion and lifestyle, fashion tech, Japanese, models, photographer,...  

0 0 In Fiore Made in Japan The San Francisco-based beauty company teamed up with the prestigious Albion brand to create an ultra-luxurious six-piece collection. After premiering in Japan last year, it is now available stateside. Made in Japan combines In Fiore's use of precious floral essences with traditional...  

0 0 Pottery Barn Debuts Home Collaboration with Emily Current and Meritt Elliott The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. All images courtesy of Emily + Meritt, Pottery Barn Tags: collection, EandMxPB, Emily & Meritt, Emily Meritt Elliott, fashion, home, Home Collection, home decor, interior, interior design, Los Angeles, PBteen, Pottery Barn,...  

0 0 Don't Be Shy—Tell 'em How You Really Feel With the Goyard Voltaire Smile Tote This tote retails for $1,970 and is a limited edition style, available only at select US Goyard boutiques: New York, San Francisco, Bal Harbour Shops, Neiman Marcus Chicago, and Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills. 1 / 8 2 / 8 3 / 8 4 / 8 5 / 8 6 / 8 7 / 8 8 / 8  

0 0 Why Stack Overflow's Documentation effort failed -- a few thoughts from a technical writer's perspective I'm a technical writer based in the California San Francisco Bay area. Topics I write about on this blog include technical writing, authoring and publishing tools, API documentation, tech comm trends, visual communication, technical writing career advice, information architecture and...  

0 0 Plan a Trip to Carson Valley, Nevada but considering sometimes it could take that long just to drive to San Francisco, why not escape the palm trees of Southern California for a weekend and experience something totally different? I'm admittedly not the most avid outdoor adventurer, but the beauty of Carson Valley definitely has...  

0 0 When the pain of ignorance exceeds the pain of learningUsers turn to documentation when the pain of their ignorance exceeds the pain of learning. Unfortunately, this is the worst state of mind to try to learn anything in. To address this impatient state of mind, we need to write documentation in simpler, easier to digest ways. Task-based...  

0 0 Introducing Senreve Handbags PurseBlog Though based in San Francisco, Senreve bags are handcrafted in Italy by Tuscan artisans with 100% Italian leather. Senreve artisans have worked with top luxury brands for more than a combined fifty years, and it shows: the bags are incredibly well-made, the leather is sturdy yet supple and...  

0 0 Write the Docs Podcast Episode #7: Let The Robots Do The WorkIn this podcast, we first explore the flourishing community of technical writers in Poland, discussing why the tech writing scene in Krakow is taking off so quickly and what trends this young tech writing community is embracing. We're joined by special guest Pawel Kowaluk, a Polish tech writer...  

0 0 Circle review -- How to manage your kids' access to Internet devicesWith four kids and a house full of devices, it can be pretty hard to wrangle devices from kids' hands and shut off Internet time. In the past, I tried putting all the kids' devices onto a guest network and all my devices onto a main network. When I wanted to shut off the kids' access to the...  

0 0 The problem with FAQs in documentationMany tech writers have a heavy disdain for FAQs. At first this disdain seemed a bit unfounded and elitist to me, but now, after a recent project, I'm starting to understand the reasons for the disdain. All too often the FAQ format is abused by non-writers who want an easy way to write. The...  

0 0 My second-chance points strategy with documentationIn addition to being a technical writer, I also play basketball. I might spend more time playing basketball, in fact, than I do writing on this blog. I never played college ball, but I love playing pickup basketball several times a week at various courts. Now that NBA season recently finished,...  

0 0 Write the Docs Podcast Episode #6: Metadata and UI copyIn episode 6, we explore the role of metadata in documentation and how it can be used to classify topics and assist in the discoverability of information. We're joined by special guest Eva Jackolis who explains a strategy for metadata used in German mechanical engineering documentation. We...  

0 0 Recording of my WTD Portland 2017 presentation on Building navigation for your doc site -- 5 best practicesHere's the recording of the presentation I gave at the Write the Docs 2017 Portland conference. The presentation explores best practices for doc navigation, including principles such as hierarchy, modularity, progressive disclosure, entry point, and wayfinding. The presentation is about 20...  

0 0 Limits to the idea of treating docs as codeIf there's been a theme for the past year in tech comm, it's to treat docs like code. Most people get behind this idea with a great amount of enthusiasm. And yet, in many ways, docs are not entirely like code. You can make processes a lot more complicated if you push the the docs-as-code idea...  

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