Write the Docs is a conference about writing technical documentation. I’m currently at the 2015 conference in Portland, Oregon, where a variety of speakers are covering topics ranging from code samples to customer forums and more. I’d like to take a few minutes to just hammer out a few things that stood out to me from the day; this isn’t going to be nicely organized.
We normally see the time in terms of year, month, day, hour, minute, second. But how about something more universal — more fundamental?
On multiple occasions, I’ve been told that bitcoin not real money. It’s generated by computers, and the people with the computers get all the bitcoin. This is an unfair system, favoring those who have special access to technology that we can’t get. Bitcoin isn’t created, controlled, or given value by government. It’s not recognized or accepted in most places, and it’s banned in China and/or Russia.
We spend a lot of time on our computers. Maybe even a majority of our time. And that’ll only increase for mankind as a whole going into the future. Computers are good at recording and storing data. They have better memories than humans (just listen to Episode 1 of the Serial podcast to confirm that!) And yet, they don’t. What we do on our computers should be leveraged. Index it, make it searchable, and make it useful.
If you encounter this error, you’ll find various other solutions on the web…
But the solution that worked for me was simple:
I’ve been developing iOS apps for six years and I just learned this today. Amazing… someday someone will figure out a better way to document all the things. Continue reading