Lowering the barriers to expression

Dare Obasanjo: “The blogerati need to accept the fact that their medium of communication is also the favored way for teenage girls to carry on in the grand tradition of “Dear Diary.”

[The Scobleizer Weblog]

This is yet another one of those silly observations. It’s on the order of noting that four-color presses print both Hustler and National Geographic. The most important criteria to me about these new tools is how quickly and to what extent do they get out of your way. The power of blogging tools has been to lower the barriers to expression by at least an order of magnitude.