Internet Presence

2023: Twitter has collapsed, generative AI is creating noise, the hyperlink has replaced the dollar. People are wondering what kind of web presence they want to have again.

Some have moved to Mastodon and post to a smaller audience. Some have been baptized and blog again. The big ones blog in newsletter form.

One flavor is the “portfolio with drafts” approach, where you have some polished works, essays, and portfolio pieces alongside a more braindumpy export of tools-for-thought-style notes. Usually there’s a way of exporting an existing system of notes (Obsidian, Roam, Arena) in a web publishing step. Here are some of the good ones: