Liquid Information

 

 

We don't interface with computers - we interface with information – and people – increasingly through the mediated information environments of networked computers. I feel that this connection – this flow – between people – information, and tools can benefit from becoming more liquid.

 

I assert that the written word is a fundamental unit of knowledge as as such, how richly we interact with the written word constrains and facilitates how richly we interact with our knowledge.

 

This is why I started the Author Project; to provide a more liquid information environment for the written word, augmenting our ability to write with more credibility and read with more clarity:

 

 

Liquid | Author
word processor for macOS

 

 

 

This is done as a push towards Deep Literacy where the power of the user is increased by ever more powerful tools - both digital and mental. Author is part of the Future Text Initiative which also features the annual Future of Text Symposium.

 

 

   Frode Hegland

   London, UK

 

   frode@hegland.com

   Wordpress Blog

 

 

 

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew ...
Marshall McLuhan

 

... and we should at least all be able to read the flight manual and contribute to new editions, of this most complex planet with it's most complex crew. We cannot afford to both drown in data and be helpless to contribute usefully.

 

 

 

 

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