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Instructions Critique: Analysing a User Guide

27 Dec 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Dan_

Foreword Below is a critique of an instructional user guide for a travel mug. The focus is strictly on the English language content. Furthermore, the majority of the grammatical errors have been ignored for the sake of avoiding a bloated and repetiti...

Technical Writing: A Critique of Visuals

19 Dec 2021 4 minute read 4 comments Dan_

  This post examines three visuals (A, B, & C) taken from popular news media sites, with the goal of identifying technical writing and graphic design issues in each piece. Visual A Photograph of a tram in Hong Kong with a Bitcoin advert displayed o...

Frederick the Great: Tactical Genius or Lucky Opportunist? (Part 3/3)

19 Dec 2021 10 minute read 6 comments Dan_

Part 3: Exercising strategic advantage Portrait of a young Frederick The Great wearing colourful dress and a breastplate. Part 2 covered the relevance of Frederick II’s experience on the Rhine, as well as his actions in the Herstall incident, and li...

Frederick the Great: Tactical Genius or Lucky Opportunist? (Part 2/3)

14 Dec 2021 12 minute read 0 comments Dan_

Part 2: Frederick’s military background Portrait of Frederick II (the Great) in late 1739, only months before his succession. Oil on canvas, by Antoine Pesne (Source: DEA Picture Library, via Getty Images) This series has so far established that the...

Frederick the Great: Tactical Genius or Lucky Opportunist? (Part 1/3)

13 Dec 2021 11 minute read 2 comments Dan_

Part 1: Reforms under the Soldier King Frederick William I inspecting his giant guards known as The Potsdam Giants (From Universal History Archive, via Getty Images) Frederick William I’s reign from 1713-1740 saw huge administrative, social, financi...

HBO’s Barry: 10 of The Most Iconic Scenes in The Show (So Far)

13 Dec 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Dan_

With a highly anticipated 3rd season expected to arrive next year, HBO’s Barry has left fans with plenty of time to re-watch and appreciate the award-winning first two seasons. Spearheaded by the comedic and writing genius of Bill Hader and Alec Ber...

Frederick the Great: Tactical Genius or Lucky Opportunist? [Prologue]

12 Dec 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Dan_

Frederick the Great, celebration of the victory at Hohenfriedberg, 1744–1745 (From Bildagentur-online, via Getty Images)   Frederick the Great attacked the neighbouring province of Silesia in December of 1740. There is much contention regarding whet...

How the UK is accelerating its push towards a zero-emission transport sector

12 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Dan_

  The UK is announcing new zero-emission targets every few months, but what steps are they taking to hit them?         (Photo: Andrew Roberts, via Unsplash) Since announcing its target to have all new cars and vans be fully zero emission at the tail...