How to Write an Instruction Manual

David Farbey of the STC European SIG, tweeted about a BBC Radio 4 program called "How to Write an Instruction Manual" that will be broadcast on Friday, 21 August, at 11:00 GMT (FM only). Here is some more information about this for those of us on the other side of the pond.

Full information about this 30-minute program is available at
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00m4470. To hear the broadcast in real time, click the ‘Listen Now’ button that will appear on Friday. This program will be available to download as a podcast from Friday 21 – Thursday 27 Aug on the Radio 4 Choice webpage.

To download a podcast of the broadcast, see the Radio 4 website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/. Look under "Find a Programme". It is under the genres listing in Factual / Science & Nature / Science & Technology category.

STC is Looking for Ideas on How to Help the Financial Crisis

[Repeating a post on the AccessAbility SIG’s blog by Karen Mardahl]

Your society needs your input yesterday!

Last week, Cindy Currie, STC President, sent out a message to all STC members asking for input to help resolve the financial crisis that the Society is facing. The Society really does need your input now!

STC is asking all members to submit any suggestions that you have to email hidden; JavaScript is required. Please use “STC Crisis Suggestions” as your subject line on e-mail messages sent to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Crisis? What crisis?

You are encouraged to read the background information available to STC members on the STC site. A login is required.

For those who use Twitter, tag your tweets with #stcorg when discussing STC’s current situation to submit quick ideas.

So far, several people have posted their thoughts on their own blogs:

Why?

As you can see from the titles alone, this is a serious discussion. Some might even ask why do we need to solve this financial crisis? This is a time for societal (or personal) soul-searching. What are your thoughts on the topic? Share them here or on the blogs listed here.

Again, your ideas are also more than welcome at email hidden; JavaScript is required – they are waiting for input from all STC members. Together, we can make a difference.