Dateline Houston – April Issue 2013

Here’s the list of stories we talked about this month. See the April 2013 issue of Dateline Houston to access all the posts for this month, or click one of the links below to access a specific post. Advance Purchase Rate for the STC 2013 ... Read More

Advance Purchase Rate for the STC 2013 Summit Is Good through April 18

If you haven’t registered for the 2013 STC Summit, you still have time. In addition, if you register before April 18th, you qualify for the Advance Rate: http://summit.stc.org ... Read More

STC Announced the 2013 Election Results

The results are in: 2013 STC Election Results ... Read More

Summit ’13: Hints for New STC Summit Attendees

If this is your first year to attend an STC Summit, STC has some great tips and tricks to help you experience the summit like a veteran: See the following article for details: Summit ’13: Hints for New STC Summit Attendees ... Read More

Interesting Copyright Ruling from the Supreme Court Could Affect Your Wallet

According to the Economist, “on March 19th the Supreme Court ruled that American copyright law does not restrict goods produced abroad from being resold in America.” This could impact prices on items you purchase on Amazon or Ebay. To read the full ... Read More

Starting Your Own Business Virtual Conference on April 16-18

STC is hosting a virtual conference for future business startups and freelancers. “This unique, three-day online event will include presentations on all aspects of starting your own business or freelancing shop.” ... Read More

2013 Super Bowl Power Outage Report: Was the Instructional Manual Part of the Problem?

According to ESPN, an independent analysis of the Super Bowl incident discovered that an electric relay “had a design defect, and under testing it did not perform entirely as its instruction manual said it was supposed to.” See ... Read More

AP Wins Big: Why a Court Said Clipping Content is Not Fair Use

Jeff John Roberts of Paid Content, shares some interesting information about copyright in today’s age of social media and sharing: http://paidcontent.org/2013/03/22/ap-wins-big-why-a-court-said-clipping-content-is-not-fair-use/ ... Read More

April Program Meeting: DIY Usability Testing for Agile Software Projects

In April, Susan Tacker will present DIY Usability Testing for Agile Software Projects. This is an interactive meeting, where we will all participate in a usability test. To read more about the meeting, go to ... Read More

Reminder: March Program Meeting

I hope you can attend tomorrow night's program meeting, where Anne Gentle will talk about Conversation and Community. Anne is the author of "Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation." The meeting begins at 5:30pm at the ... Read More