Commitment to making meaning


One of the reasons I care about Tummeling is to help technologists step outside their simple models of the world and think about how people actually react, so I was very encouraged to see a couple of posts by English geeks that express this well.
Paul Downey has been spreading wisdom about the Web in textual and visual form for a while, and his I Spy the Web post is a plea for more people to collect the eclectic and share it with one another.
This inspired Tom Morris to an extended meditation on I’m not an experience-seeking user, I’m a meaning-seeking human person on the necessary and valuable effort it takes to commit yourself to making meaning for others to see, whether in Wikipedia or Open Plaques or in Open Source.
Read them both, in full.

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