05 JAN 2023 by ideonexus

 The Garden and the Stream as Metaphors for WWW

The Garden is an old metaphor associated with hypertext. Those familiar with the history will recognize this. The Garden of Forking Paths from the mid-20th century. The concept of the Wiki Gardener from the 1990s. Mark Bernsteinís 1998 essay Hypertext Gardens. The Garden is the web as topology. The web as space. Itís the integrative web, the iterative web, the web as an arrangement and rearrangement of things to one another. Things in the Garden donít collapse to a single set of relations o...
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The author will later call the memex the original garden.