As I clean my desk at Altitude Software in the week before my final dismissal, I stumble across my old ID card for “Clube EASYPHONE”. I can hardly recognize myself in the photo. I've lost that beard years ago! Where did that 30-year old boy from 1998 go?
Four people shared a car from Lisbon to Aveiro in order to attend the third technical communication meeting by APCOMTEC, the Portuguese association of Technical Writers. In particular, I had the company of Maria Spínola, Laura Barros, and Carlos Costa.
Everyone agreed that getting out of bed early enough to ...
Presentations by local technical writers have shown a surprising diversity
of writing and content governance scenarios on mature software companies.
Mature companies have unique business problems
that require unique technical and human solutions.
On Altitude Software, writers struggle to control the complexity
created by the organic growth of a mature ...
ISDOC‘2014 (Information Systems and Design of Communication) benefited from crossing the growing traditions of EuroSIGDOC conferences in Lisbon and informal practitioner meetings in Lisbon. Everyone involved was important.
There was a warm atmosphere at the conference this year that contrasted with the contemplative mood typical in previous years. This ...
13 persons met for two hours of friendly conversations.
The group started gathering outside but, by 19h30, it was too cold to stay outside.
As the six of us were about to occupy two small tables in the corner,
more people started to arrive,
and the employees quickly set up ...
We had just 11 registrations, including organizers and speakers,
but we also expected about 15 students of MOSS (Masters on Open Source Software) to attend.
For personal reasons, several past participants informed us that they would not be able to attend.
24 persons attended the meetup, including 14 MOSS students ...