Bulletins from San Francisco
Friday, 02 January 2015 by Leah Scampoli

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION:

Climate change is the largest environmental challenge humanity has faced, and it’s affecting every area of human endeavor, including technology. How are technology companies responding to climate change? How can technical writers help? Floyd Earl Smith is an active technical writer and a local activist strongly involved in regional efforts to combat climate change. He’ll explain what’s happened so far, what’s ahead, and how you can use your skills as a technical writer to get involved.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Floyd Earl Smith is an accomplished author, technical writer, and editor. He’s also strongly involved in Bay Area
environmental activism. Floyd has written more than 20 books, including how-to books on creating Web pages, online marketing, and using Facebook for business. His more recent works include Green Computing and Runaway, a book about climate change. He’s worked for top technology companies including Apple, Microsoft, IBM, and Google, plus startups, as a technical writer and in marketing. And he’s involved in BayCAP, the Bay Climate Action Plan campaign of climate change group 350 Bay Area.

NOTE NEW LOCATION:The Salesforce community meeting room on the ground floor of the Rincon Center. The entrance is near the dolphin fountain in the middle of the plaza, between the Rincon Towers @ 121 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (between Mission and Howard).

For tickets and more details visit the STC San Francisco website at: stc-sf.org