Intercultural Communication

Join the STC Lone Star Community for this useful and timely presentation on intercultural communication. Thursday, March 18 Crowne Plaza Hotel Addison, TX Patricia Golemon will present information about communicating and working with people from ... Read More

Hot jobs — now obsolete

As computers and automated systems increasingly take the jobs humans once held, entire professions are now extinct. Here are a few examples of endangered professions, from milkman to telegrapher -- now oft-forgotten jobs. Typist in a Typist ... Read More

Where does your output rate on the Fog Index

The Fog Index is a readability test designed to show how easy or difficult a text is to read. The index uses the following formula: Reading level (grade) = (Average no. of words in sentences + Percentage of words of three or more syllables) x ... Read More

India ink: one writer’s rendezvous abroad

by Jamie West "India ink is a simple black ink once widely used for writing and printing, and now more commonly used for drawing, especially when inking comics and comic strips." Source: Wikipedia Editor's note: Recently, local technical ... Read More

March program meeting: getting real with DITA

submitted by Stephanie Donovan Secretary/Education & Outreach Join us Tuesday, March 9 at Mustang Engineering for our monthly STC meeting! Here's some information on the program. We hope to see you there! Getting Real with DITA: Priorities, ... Read More

Mark your calendars

Local Events Mar 9, 2010 STC Houston program meeting: "Getting Real with DITA - Priorities, Process, and Payback" Time: 5:30pm to 8:00pm Location: Mustang Engineering, Appaloosa building (I-10 between Park Ten and Barker Cypress) Mar 12, 2010 from ... Read More

Steven Jong: candidate for STC secretary

by Steven Jong I'd like to tell you a little about my background, describe the secretary's role and why I'm a good fit for it, and list what I see as the Society's issues and my ideas to help. My Background In 30 years as a technical communicator, ... Read More