I would love to pull this into the WTF Economy publication! What a great piece, Kevin!

There’s only one problem, and that is a formatting problem of Medium, I suspect. As I read this piece on my phone, all of the quotes do not stand out as quotes.

That´s one more problem with our electronic writing future. It is so easy to get the affordances wrong. We forget how many of the conventions that shape our writing and reading are enforced by careful people, and we have not yet trained our machines to be so thoughtful as to notice when the affordances that tell us who is speaking and when they end, or how paragraphs and words flow one into the other with subtle nuance, should be inserted.

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