A Post-Industrial SWETer at Work

by Hugh Ashton

Hugh Ashton originally came to Japan to write audio equipment manuals. Fifteen years later, after a few detours, he's still doing the same thing, aided and abetted by his wife and more technology than is healthy for two people.

Most of my work is done from my home office. Although I can set my own... more

What’s in a Page?

by Lynne E. Riggs

FAQ corner Setting Your Units of Charge

What’s in a page? 250 English words, 350 words, 200 words, 25 lines, 2000 characters, 400 characters, 200 characters, 1200 characters . . .

All of these, and others, are commonly encountered “standard” pages, by one measure or other. Translators, editors, proofreaders, rewriters, book designers, typists/keyboarders—wordsmiths of all kinds—consort with several of these... more