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Unformatted text preview: among many diverse groups of people. This unique form of communication has brought people closer together; bridging cultures, distances, and time among those who need to interact. Another part of the Nardi paper that I found interesting was the discussion section. Parallels were drawn between blogging and the radio, which is engaging because the radio is such a static technology, whereas the Internet is on the rise. These two mediums are similar because anyone can broadcast a message without interruptions, at any time. These characteristics motivate people to have their voices heard, and interact with others on a more frequent basis. Despite blogging being a discontinuous medium, blog posts are available for reading and writing at all times (making them very advantageous for personal contact with others)....
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- Fall '08