HP Engineering Case Histories: Case 78: Writing concisely is a definite work skill
How is it possible to collect and condense so much technical information onto a single page? Answer: It is not by chance. Getting through long speeches or tedious articles are not enjoyable experience..
How is it possible to collect and condense so much technical information onto a single page? Answer: It is not by chance. Getting through long speeches or tedious articles are not enjoyable experiences, especially when a few concise and precise words will suffice.
Lost art form
Many years ago, a professor taught this author a concise method called précis writing. At the time, it was a glorified viewgraph-type presentation; no unneeded words were used. I renamed this writing style as high-density presentations. If you missed one word, you could miss the essence of the entire presentation.
When writing a one-page technical article for a magazine, the author may prepare seve
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