- May 2020
John Green in CrashCourse
Since I only know John Green as a fiction writer, I'm going to link to a different lateral source named Mike Caulfield, a researcher and educator whose done some significant thinking and writing in the space: https://hapgood.us/?s=lateral+reading
being able to follow links to “follow a conversation” that is threaded on Twitter.
This is one of my favorite parts about my website and others supporting Webmention: the conversation is aggregated onto or more closely adjacent to the source. This helps prevent context collapse.
Has anyone made a browser tool for encouraging lateral reading? I'd love a bookmarklet that I could click to provide some highly relevant lateral reading resources for any particular page I'm on.
What’s lateral reading?
lateral reading, noun
When you open up the Hypothes.is sidebar on a website and read the highlights and annotations that provide additional context to the main context.