On modalities of publishing

That last post was essentially a triple-modality experiment. It began life as a dead-trees offline notebook entry, then was recrafted as an audio recording (podcast), and then as a text-only blog entry. This little experiment highlighted some of the strengths/weaknesses of each modality. offline notebook my handwriting officially sucks. I have trouble reading it myself, which is why I try to force myself to write in all-caps block letters writing on a moving city bus doesn't help, either....

December 5, 2005 · 2 min