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Read Me First! A Style Guide for the Computer Industry

  title={Read Me First! A Style Guide for the Computer Industry},
  author={Sun Technical Publications},
1. Understanding Style. Why Is Style Important? Some Stylistic Principles. Write Simply, Directly, and Accurately. Avoid Humor. Avoid Jargon. Be Consistent. Anticipate a Reader's Questions. Avoid Sexist Language. How to Improve Your Style. Study Good Writing. Work With an Editor. Attend Classes and Training. 2. Working With an Editor. Role of an Editor. Types of Editing. Developmental Editing. Copy Editing. Proofreading. Planning Ahead for Editing. Submitting a Document for Editing. Creating a… 
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Smartphones as Social Actors? Social dispositional factors in assessing anthropomorphism
  • W. Wang
  • Psychology, Computer Science
    Comput. Hum. Behav.
  • 2017
Empirical evidence is provided that smartphone users’ social disposition, including factors of chronic loneliness, attachment style, and cultural orientation, is associated with their acceptance and awareness of anthropomorphism.