Blogging and Technical Writing

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A lot of technical writers tell about their general duties and how their job functions.  However, more likely they like to write about their opinions and experience in their specific field. The blogs that I found the most interesting were about UI and UX (user interface and user experience.)

http://asinthecity.com/

http://www.90percentofeverything.com/2012/04/20/from-print-to-ipad-designing-a-reading-experience/
 (the entire blog is good, but this particular article was really interesting)

http://www.thinkoutsidein.com/blog/

http://flow-interactive.com/thinking

These blogs discussed how user experience research and implementation are conducted.  The bloggers were using their blogs not only to educate and inform, but to keep up with current trends.  I really enjoyed reading and learning from the projects that these developers and designers were working on (interactive magazines for tablets was one of my favorites).  I find myself being drawn more and more into this field of UI and UX.  The focus of these careers on the user and how to create and implement a better user experience is something that I am going to enjoy exploring more.

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