Archive | July, 2012

The Tyranny of the Terrible Troika: Rethinking Concept, Task, and Reference

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Tyranny of the terrible troica: task concept and reference reconsideredTom Johnson’s blog post Unconscious Meaning Suggested from the Structure and Shape of Help, includes a graphic showing three shapes of content: Tom Johnson’s “Shapes of Help” graphic. These three shapes are meant to represent the DITA […]

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On Being Misconstrued

If you write, you will sometimes be misconstrued. If you read, you will sometimes misconstrue what you read. These things are part of the human condition. If you speak, you will often be misconstrued, and if you listen you will often misconstrue. These things are even more certain. But the beauty of conversation is that […]

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