Links of Interest, 27 January: Social Media, Certification, Craftsmanship, and More

The Brainyard delves into how social media changes technical communication.  

Certification Commission chair Steve Jong spoke with Tom Johnson of I’d Rather Be Writing recently in an in-depth interview about certification. Check it out on Tom’s blog.  

Larry Kunz discusses the concept of “craftsmanship” in technical communication and ponders if there might be a market for “high-end” tech comm.  

The Washington, DC-Metro Baltimore Chapter conducted a social media survey among their members. View the results and find out what the chapter members thought about social media in STC and elsewhere.  

And finally, Cherryleaf gives a solid answer to those who ask technical communicators, “Do you do anything important?