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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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I feel like being wrong is really important to doing decent work. To do any kind of creative work well, you have to run at stuff knowing that it's usually going to fail. You have to take that into account and you have to make peace with it. We spend a lot of money and time on stuff that goes nowhere.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 6/15/2018

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Posts - 2502
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Comments/entry - 1.03
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  01:06 PM

Someone at work spotted this great example of a typo that was almost certainly introduced by spell checking (aka a Cupertino):


The original is on the techradar.com site, tho they might fix it eventually. However, for the time being, it's even embedded in the URL:

http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/tablets/amazon-announces-kindle-paperweight-1095267

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