Thursday, January 10, 2008

Blogs Are So Traditional

An interesting thought which fellow-blogger Adrian Slatcher and I shared over a bottle of wine last week: while hypertext (funny, we don't seem much to call it that any more) has given us the most amazing possibilities for non-linearity - honeycomb connections in all directions - the literature which has chiefly emerged as a result of the web, blogs turned into books, has been strikingly linear in form, since the blog, a progressively time-linked journal, is essentially linear in the most conventional and time-honoured of ways.
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