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September 28, 2010

Technical Writer listed as one of the 50 best careers of 2010

Technical Writer
As one of the 50 best careers of 2010, this should have strong growth over the next decade

By U.S. News Staff

"Future employment for technical writers looks very bright, especially for those with strong Web and multimedia skills, according to estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Technical writing positions are expected to grow by more than 18 percent, or 8,900 jobs, between 2008 and 2018. There will be an increased demand for technical writers who specialize in law, science, or technology."

Read more at:
http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2009/12/28/technical-writer.html


September 3, 2010

Summer Publications

Joe Weinberg, along with Maxwell Harper, Joe Konstan, and John Logie, published "Question Types in Social Q&A Sites" in the July issue of First Monday.

Joe Weinberg's review of Gunther Kress's book Multimodality was published in the fall issue of Kairos. The webdesign of his review was done by Dawn Armfield.

Keith Harms was also published in that issue of Kairos with a review of the book Going Wireless.