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American Robotnik draws inspiration from Todd Sieling’s Slow Blog Manifesto. A summary:
- Slow blogging rejects immediacy; it happens when it happens.
- Slow blogging speaks like it matters; it is deliberate and unhurried.
- Slow blogging avoids one-liners; it favors the long form.
- Slow blogging values silence; it speaks the language of timelessness.
- Slow blogging ignores the rules of PageRank.
- Slow blogging considers the machine a tool, rather than a driver, of human expression.
American Robotnik’s additions:
- Slow blogging creates meaning, not content.
- Slow blogging fulfills the creative need of the author.
- Slow blogging meets the reader’s learning and meaning-seeking over consumption needs.
- Slow blogging eschews search engine algorithms and website analytics in determining what to publish.
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