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Techcomm on a Map

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The Techcomm Superfeed 2.0 is now live!

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We are very excited to announce the new and improved Techcomm Superfeed 2.0!The new Superfeed brings together the…Continue

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We now have 2000 members!

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A special thanks to all of you - we now have 2000 members! This is an amazing achievement! Thank you for helping us reach this milestone. If you are visiting as a guest, …Continue

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Adobe CS2 is now free - grab it while you can!

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I don't know how long this will last, but Adobe has just made Creative Suite 2 free for both Windows and Mac (G4 or G5)! …Continue

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About Arnold

I spent a decade as a team lead writing hardware documentation for the telecommunications industry, and the last nine years as a documentation manager for several software companies. I have an undergraduate degree in computer science and a graduate degree in technical communication and information design from the Illinois Institute of Technology. After graduating, I taught graduate and undergraduate classes in technical communication.

Mindtouch listed me as one of the top 25 most influential technical communicators of 2013, which means I get a cool badge:

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Arnold Burian's Blog

Documentation by the pound?

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 9:25pm 3 Comments

Walking through my neighborhood, I passed a small bookstore with an interesting sales strategy - selling books by the pound.…

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Managing projects effectively in India

Posted on May 18, 2013 at 9:00am 5 Comments



I wrote an article for tcworld a few months back about my experience managing projects in India. tcworld is an English language magazine published by …

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Timely and truthful

Posted on January 26, 2013 at 10:03pm 0 Comments

I just received the greatest fortune cookie message ever. I've never seen a fortune more relevant and timely than this one. :)…

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Convenience vs. accessibility

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 7:41pm 4 Comments

The building I live in has directional signs in the hallways at strategic locations to direct visitors to the correct unit. Apparently, some of the lettering on the signs began to fall off, likely due to incidental contact with…

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Some texting humor...

Posted on October 15, 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

This is not related to technical communication in any way, but I thought this may be something funny to share. In the spirit of damnyouautocorrect.com (…

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Toilet Bowl Cleaner Conundrum

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 5:41am 9 Comments

I purchased a toilet bowl cleaner made by Lysol.

The back of the packaging included instructions to cut along the red dotted line.

But, there are no…

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Keep It Simple In Bug Tracking Software

Posted on June 2, 2011 at 10:49pm 0 Comments

Defect tracking software provides a convenient and centralized mechanism for identifying, managing, and resolving software issues. Typically, documentation teams can leverage these same benefits by using the software to track errors in…

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Cost Saving Tip: Use An iPod Touch To Document iPhone Apps

Posted on June 1, 2011 at 6:30pm 3 Comments

The mobile market has been surprised by the rapid increase in popularity of the iPhone. If your organization develops applications for BlackBerry smartphones, you may likely find yourself tasked to…

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The manual pages that saved Apollo 13

Posted on May 21, 2011 at 12:30pm 5 Comments

Bonhams auctioned a bit of space history on April 2010, including the manual pages that described how to power down the Apollo 13 electrical systems after an oxygen tank exploded in the Odyssey’s Service Module. This incident was made famous in…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 3:46pm on August 26, 2011, Jen Kroll said…

Arnold!  You created this?  I'm impressed! 

At 3:47pm on August 26, 2011, Arnold Burian said…
Thanks, Jen. :)

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