Links of Interest, 14 October: Desert Hiking, Plain Writing, UX, and More

Kai’s Tech Writing Blog compares technical communication to … desert hiking.  

TechWhirl discusses effective networking with Twitter, including a listing of some suggested accounts to follow when you’re just getting started with Twitter.  

The Plain Writing Act went into effect in the United States yesterday (13 October). Check out the Center for Plain Language for full details.  

TechCom Manager explains why technical communication managers need to manage terminology.  

Putting together a user experience team? Read this from UX Mag first for tips on how to design the right team for UX.  

And finally, CNNMoney lists ten of the best jobs if you’re over 50, with technical communication positions well represented.