Markdown and Me

As part of my determination to come up with a cleaner less keystroke-intensive workflow for all my writing, I’m taking a hard look at Markdown. I first heard about Markdown back in 2004. I’d been blogging for a few years, and and hand-coding HTML. I came to HTML with surface familiarity with SGML in a library…

Eight Years Ago Today

I began this blog as a way to learn about blogs and blogging for instruction and scholarly interaction and outreach. My first post is here, on blogging and what it is and what it might be good for. I began this blog using Blogger, which I quite liked, and still like, but thought I’d try…

Hello World . . . Again

Yes, I’ve changed blogging tools. Again. I began this blog in January of 2002, using Radio Userland; I eventually moved to MovableType, and now, I’m using WordPress. I’ve also changed the location; I was over here, at digitalmedievalist.com, but I’m finally realizing I need to distinguish the scholarly me from the geek me, because it’s…