Kia ora koutou katoa,
This is our last issue of the TechCommWire newsletter for 2022, and we’re calling it the bumper edition! We wanted to leave you with plenty to look back at over the next few months until we jump back into newsletter mode next year.
From the President
Katie wishes everyone well for the busy Christmas period, and lets us know about a plan in progress to work with the UK and Australian versions of TechCommNZ.
Check out this month's news for a webinar reminder, new board member, lots of collaboration opportunities, TechCommNZ on LinkedIn, plain language award winners and the Plain Language Act 2022.
Wrapping up (Re)Connect – Conference 2022
A recap on what we did at the conference, plus highlights, feedback, thankyous and reminders. Check it out for the memories, or if you're thinking about attending next time.
Featured Technical Communicator: Nicole Kerkhofs
This month we hear from another awesome technical communicator and long-time member of TechCommNZ. Nicole Kerkhofs shares her story.
Let's tech communicate
A list of links and tools that we hope you'll find useful in your daily mahi as a technical communicator.
Topics on the radar this month: writing style, artificial intelligence, accessible content, disability language, te reo Māori learning, communication channels, user experience, and design tools.
Cool stuff about words
This month's cool stuff includes: website menu icons, programing case types, new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary, a crowd-sourced dictionary, inspirational words in other languages and fictional languages you could really learn.
Descript – edit your videos as easily as a text document!
Peter Nock tells us about a video editing tool he’s been trying out lately, called Descript.