Mind Over Matter Design » Mind Over Matter

By: Beth Agnew  09-12-2011
Keywords: Technical Communicators

I often tell my students that as technical communicators, we are professional gadflies. It is our job to buzz persistently, and bite when necessary, to get certain things done. We cannot move forward with documentation on a product that is languishing, so we interact with the developers to see how things are going. We ask for prototypes and working versions. We query them about deadlines, especially “When’s code freeze?”.

Keywords: Technical Communicators

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Mind Over Matter Improvement » Mind Over Matter

Andrea Rossi has convincingly demonstrated his E-Cat reactor that produces more energy from a reaction than from a purely chemical process. We cannot move forward with documentation on a product that is languishing, so we interact with the developers to see how things are going. If something attracts the attention and support of respected scientists such as Josephson it deserves its moment in the spotlight.


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Mind Over Matter Science » Mind Over Matter

Let me take those ideas a step further by saying that innovation is necessary in this complex world, but technology transfer is even more necessary. Rossi can certainly provide a “black box” version of his reactor to reputable scientists to test and evaluate. I’ve written lately about a new fusion reactor and how the scientific process should be applied to test it.


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However, when scientific heavyweights no less than Nobel prize winner for Physics Brian Josephson of Cambridge University talk about an invention, we need to pay attention. Nobody wants to waste time, energy, or money on something that does not live up to its claims, nor rush to market something that has not been thoroughly investigated.


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Mind Over Matter Communication » Mind Over Matter

Let me take those ideas a step further by saying that innovation is necessary in this complex world, but technology transfer is even more necessary. Andrea Rossi has convincingly demonstrated his E-Cat reactor that produces more energy from a reaction than from a purely chemical process. We cannot move forward with documentation on a product that is languishing, so we interact with the developers to see how things are going.


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Mind Over Matter People » Mind Over Matter

Andrea Rossi has convincingly demonstrated his E-Cat reactor that produces more energy from a reaction than from a purely chemical process. If something attracts the attention and support of respected scientists such as Josephson it deserves its moment in the spotlight. Features became selling points, even though marketers kept reminding us that it was benefits, not features, that sold products.


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Let me take those ideas a step further by saying that innovation is necessary in this complex world, but technology transfer is even more necessary. Andrea Rossi has convincingly demonstrated his E-Cat reactor that produces more energy from a reaction than from a purely chemical process. If something attracts the attention and support of respected scientists such as Josephson it deserves its moment in the spotlight.


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We cannot move forward with documentation on a product that is languishing, so we interact with the developers to see how things are going. Like dropping a stone into a calm pond, building your social network starts ripples that will pay off in ways you cannot even imagine. Features became selling points, even though marketers kept reminding us that it was benefits, not features, that sold products.