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“Localization” vs “Localisation” – Does Spelling Really Matter?

The most widely spoken language in Ireland is Hiberno-English, which uses the same spelling conventions as UK English. It might be reasonable to expect that the spelling “localisation” (with an “s”) is common here, but that’s not really the case. This blog explores the reasons why. TWi is an Irish technical writing company that offers […]

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Writing Release Notes: Five Top Tips

Release notes are a vital component of any update of software and apps. They let the reader know what has happened since the last release, for example, what bugs have been fixed and if there have been any new features added. Release notes can be written for both internal and external audiences. This can affect […]

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Telecommuting Part 3: The Best Remote Learning Resources

In 1959, then-senator John F. Kennedy introduced a new trope to the western world when he famously evoked the Chinese word wēijī – “crisis”. It’s composed of two elements, said the future president: danger (危 – wēi) and opportunity (机 – jī). Kennedy wasn’t quite accurate in his translation, but his view of the potential […]

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Telecommuting Part 1: How Remote Working is Embedded in Our Company Culture

Whether you call it telecommuting, remote working, or simply working from home, most of us are doing it these days and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. As people and businesses come to terms with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are all facing a new reality and many companies have been forced to […]

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