I remember when I tried blogging consistently in college (http://albert1chu.blogspot.com/ for laughs), I would often start posts and leave them unfinished. These were times when I couldn’t quite put my idea into words the way I wanted to. I wanted to be insightful and succinct. What was the point of writing about something if I didn’t think there was value in sharing it? If it had been said before, or if I wasn’t going to say it in a different way, it had no value.
I’ve come to reflect on this and determine that this is a flawed view. My writing style and process are not static characteristics of myself. They are things that I can cultivate and strengthen. That is one of the reasons I started this new blog. To release my ideas as a continuous process.
This is something that we are becoming more familiar with in mainstream technology. Software is no longer an application we buy once. We get updates for our phone apps every day. There is no intended end state for software anymore. That’s how I want to approach my own improvement.
Continuous is a series where I want to release my ideas into words with the notion that it doesn’t have to be perfect. That I can come back to that post and improve upon it, much as I am trying to improve myself every day. Thus, I think it’s fitting that I leave this post unfini