Tag Archives: Hyperlink

Have hypertext and hyperlink been over-hyped? The view from local government.

    Since the dawn of the social media age, we have been treated to various claims that hypertext and hyperlinks will change the way we work, read, and write.  There were even claims that hyperlinks will subvert hierarchies.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Hyperlinks, Leo Strauss and the return of esoteric writing

I have been thinking recently about the phrase “Hyperlinks subvert hierarchies.”  I argued in an earlier blog that this was not the case.  I suggested that hyperlinks reflect hierarchies and those hierarchies are networks.  In that approach, I only considered … Continue reading

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