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Preparing for the Future by Looking to the Past

By T. Kenny Fountain | Member – and By Bernadette Longo | Senior Member Technical communicators spend a great deal of time and energy preparing for the future. We learn the latest technologies, practice today’s in-demand skills, and prepare ourselves for workplaces of the future. These are ...


A Note from the Editor

Liz Pohland liz.pohland@stc.org Happy 60th Anniversary, STC! For this special anniversary issue of Intercom, we’re running several articles about the past and future of the profession. I was inspired by a new edited collection I read recently—Solving Problems in Technical Communication by Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart A. Selber (2013), which I highly ...


Welcome to Atlanta

By Rachel Mahan | Student Member The World of Coca-Cola. AtlantaPhotos.com, (© 2012, Kevin C. Rose/AtlantaPhotos.com) The STC Atlanta Chapter welcomes you back to the South for the 2013 STC Summit. While you already know that the sessions will be cutting-edge, you may not know that the conference is also steeped in ...


Must-Do List for Exploring Downtown Chicago

By Mary Whalen | Senior Member The 2012 STC Summit will be held just outside of the city of Chicago at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. On your Summit trip, you may be able to fit in a downtown Chicago outing. And on your outing, here are some tourist ...


Discover Gold in Sacramento during the STC Summit

The below information is courtesy of the Sacramento Visitors Bureau. To find out more about places to go and things to see in Sacramento, visit www.discovergold.org. Sacramento’s history began in 1839 when Johann Augustus Sutter settled at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers. When the Mexican government and Governor ...