Future of Blogging
Personal Second Brains, I believe, represent the future of blogging. These continuously updated and evolving Zettels, hosted on simple Markdown files, offer a dynamic and enduring platform. Unlike many platforms I’ve seen come and go throughout my career, this approach avoids the trap of platform lock-in.
Take my Second Brain, for example. In it, Functional Data Engineering is enriched with backlinks, offering connections that might otherwise remain hidden. For more pioneering examples, explore Other Public Second Brains.
As an avid Markdown enthusiast, I’ve explored the significant advantages of Markdown over rich text in Markdown vs Rich Text. Rich text platforms like Google Docs, WordPress, or Webflow, and even other Open Subscription Platforms such as Substack and Medium, tend to enforce their constraints. In contrast, Markdown-based Note Taking Apps, especially powerful tools like Obsidian, ensure the longevity and flexibility of your content as Plaintext Files.
“Personal Websites for the Win”
# Want to Build Your Own?
I’ve outlined the steps comprehensively in Public Second Brain with Quartz.
Continue exploring in Digital Garden.