The Fair Use Minefield

Fair use of copyrighted content is vital to public discourse, but is a minefield of subjectivity. Creatives should become familiar with legal tests and case law surrounding fair use, and should understand that the only safe harbor is to avoid asserting fair use in the first place.

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WritingJonathan Gennick
Don't Over-Capitalize!

Technical writers capitalize too often. Thinking about nouns in terms of classes and instances can help authors better distinguish between proper nouns that should be capitalized, and common nouns that should be left in lowercase. 

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Color Choosing in Squarespace

Choosing colors for a new Squarespace site ironically is made much easier if you find good ways to limit your options. Otherwise the 16+ million colors from the color wheels become overwhelming. Perhaps ironically for artists, the rescue comes from mathematics.

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SquarespaceJonathan Gennick
Point of View

Point of view in technical writing of the "how to" variety should usually be second person. Consistency matters too. Pick one point of view and stay there, and speak imperatively to your readers. 

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WritingJonathan Gennick