The Invention of Medium Highlighting
Behind the scenes
I think it’s cool. Highlighting allows you to “select text and associate a colored highlight with the text. Highlighting is nothing new. It’s just that before you had to buy a highlighter from a store before you could highlight anything. I used a lot of highlighting in law school. I read the highlights other people highlighted in used books and re-highlighted them.
Highlighting allows for more focused reading. Sometimes I find myself reading online and feel the urge to highlight. Maybe Medium is programming us to…