An old friend and I did a road trip around the Olympic Peninsula and talked of many things.
Why write? A long and winding rant exploring the idea of writing in our day and age, with views on LLMs, the humanities, the fediverse, and various other things.
I was recently asked about what led me to the Digital Humanities in the first place? I realized the serious answer to that question is MOOing, back in the 90s. It's not something I've thought much about in recent years, but I thought it was worth writing about now. Part one of at least two...