TextPeople (ThoughtStorms)

Joi Ito on why wiki is for text people, not visual people.

http://joi.ito.com/archives/2003/04/29/does_mcluhan_explain_why_some_people_think_wikis_are_beautiful_and_some_people_think_theyre_ugly.html


Guess I'm a hardcore text person. Otherwise I wouldn't own the domain name "hangthedesigner.com" :-)

But the comments are interesting.


The internet is OnlineWriting, the revenge of text : http://ideant.typepad.com/ideant/2005/03/social_literaci.html


See also :

** Living in text files : http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/7567


Contrast :


CategoryWiki, CategoryOnlineWriting