Are word processors creating all our problems?
Okay here's a ridiculous (but true) take: word processing is bad.— Christian Keil (@pronounced_kyle) September 22, 2023
Before it, document length was bounded by the human capacity to copy long-form text.
After word processing, the tax & legal codes grew without check. And became incomprehensible to anyone but career experts. pic.twitter.com/tZMEBlQb22
Speculative, but interesting. A form of the medium is the message.