Reading Response: Will the future of writing be more like software?

What’s intriguing about Will the future of writing be more like software? is that Pippin doesn’t speak to the publishing process as a whole, but focuses on writing. Being a writer, the article spoke to me about the implications and profound impacts of technology will definitely change the way I am to produce content.

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A Read About Online Reading

Hopefully, this article will live a long, healthy life on the Internet; it will begin to garner some reactions in the form of comments, annotations, etc. from my peers, and possibly future cohorts (or not). This article will discuss how putting writing on the Internet invites the public to engage with it deeper than if it were to be in print. However, I will also acknowledge how this can be difficult to accept given online reading behaviours.

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Ah, Internet writing. What does one call thee?

What does it mean “to publish”? The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as when one makes information available to the public. In A Writing Revolution Seed Magazine written by Denis Pelli and Charles Bigelow at Seed Magazine, the two make claims around what publishing means today. Yes, what they consider as contemporary publishing is supported with graphs and statistics, conveying that the Internet is making it even easier for anyone to essentially publish (make things public); however, I’m not so entirely on board that what they are describing is called “publishing”.

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Participating On The Internet: The Most Unfair Playground In The World

Just about anyone can create and share content on the Internet nowadays. And for the average millennial (lurker and/or troll) who engages with the Internet, who does not give a second thought about it, it begs the question: should we be more conscious of what information we are consuming, and whom it is being put out by? Continue reading “Participating On The Internet: The Most Unfair Playground In The World”

A Reactive Response

With my reservations coming into this class on a topic I’ve always (for the most part) separated myself from, I thought it’d be fitting to do a reading response concerning my initial reaction. Truth be told, my feeling towards the internet have always been: I don’t really want to know how it works, I just take part in it and I know it works for me. However, after reading for this week, a couple pieces really stood out to me, and got me to really re-evaluate my relation to the mighty Web.

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