Going home to go forward

I agree. I was initially confused with the “clap system”. I still do not “like” it as I think they could have done more imaginative things with it keeping the spirit of “measuring appreciation” in some other ways.

But.

The logo change seems to have done with a purpose that sets the tone, and with payment to the writers based on “claps” does indicate that Medium is set to course a path that long form thoughtful writing on the web can have perks beyond intellectual satisfaction.

This can be a game changer. Watch this space.

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Also in: https://refind.com/arinbasu

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