- BLDGBLOG: How the Other Half Writes: In Defense of Twitter
Inspired in this specific instance by Maureen Dowd's brain-dead editorial in yesterday's New York Times, but also by the obvious glee with which so many people have denigrated the note-taking value of Twitter, it seemed like time to address the subject. Ever since a friend of mine once claimed – very late and after many drinks – that "Twitter is the death of humanism," I've been regularly thinking about how a simple note-taking technology could inspire such apparent dread in so many people.
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