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November: NewCars in Santa Monica
• FOOD & DRINKS: NewCars.com will be providing food and drinks! • FEATURED PRESENTATION: Writing for Engineers by Liz McFarland Bad documentation is the worst. In this talk, I’ll explain what makes bad docs bad and how to make them better. Whether your company has dedicated technical writers or you pass all writing duties off to the engineer with the least amount of typos, I’ll cover general writing advice and best practices applicable to all who care about good documentation. • ABOUT NEWCARS.COM: NewCars.com was originally launched in 1995 as a stand-alone 3rd-party automotive site. Since 2005, NewCars.com has been a part of Cars.com, which is headquartered in Chicago. • TRANSIT & PARKING: NewCars.com is at the corner of 7th St & Santa Monica Blvd. Take the Expo line to the Downtown Santa Monica station, which is a 10-minute walk to the office. You can also park across the street from the office, in the underground parking structure at the Santa Monica Main Library (601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401). The structure is open from 8am to 11pm daily. • HOW TO FIND US: The NewCars.com office is on the 3rd floor. Since building access is restricted, we'll have people on call to escort people from the building entrance to the office. When you arrive, you'll see a sign with contact info.

Cars.com

701 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 310 · Los Angeles, CA

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