As I continue to think about blogging, and why I blog, and what I want this blog to be, one idea that comes to mind is “The Commonplace Book“.
What to do with … information is one challenge of the modern field of “personal knowledge management”, but 18th- and 19th-century literate types had a pretty good answer:
the commonplace book.
Oliver argues, though, that such collections should be kept private, not shared.
But – one – most of my looking is done online so it makes sense for me to save it here and – two – maybe someone else will copy what I found and use it in their blog? And maybe then good will triumph over evil.