[TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATION] Celebrating the Google Doodle!

Who among us has not spent way too much time noodling with a Google Doodle? These special, temporary alterations of the Google logo are often used to celebrate holidays, people, achievements, and events. Sometimes they are just a whole lot of fun, too! Did you know that the first Google Doodle was created in honor …

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Van Gogh

[WORD PEOPLE] Text Art by Huy Lam

Vietnamese-born photographer and artist Huy Lam is a different kind of Word Person. He uses recurring words and phrases in tiny four-point type to create beautiful portraits of modern and historical icons. Check out some of his amazing work. Huy Lam’s version of Van Gogh’s famous self portrait looks pretty normal from far away. But …

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3D Technical Illustration

ProEdit’s use of 3D design software lowers costs, improves manuals

ProEdit’s cutting-edge use of 3D design software has drawn the attention of Dassault Systemes, who published a case study showcasing how ProEdit uses 3D technical illustration tools to improve the manuals it creates and reduce the cost of creating them. “Our clients often ask us to create manuals that are illustration-heavy and word-light in an …

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Technical Writing Teams - Collaboration

How Technical Writing Teams Can Use Google to Collaborate

From the project manager to team members, each facet of a technical writing team needs effective and efficient communication. Whether you’re on your laptop, desktop, phone, or tablet, Google makes collaborating easy, and even better, it’s free. Gmail Successful collaboration begins with a Gmail account. Your Gmail login is your username across the entire Google …

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History of Technical Writing

What is the history of modern technical writing? Technical writing has been around since the first technical writer, Cro-Magnon man, was drawing on cave walls. However, most experts would agree that the golden age of technical writing started with the invention of the computer. Here are some of the major milestones in technical writing history since the …

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