Richard Ng

EdTech, Climate, Future of Work, DE+I

🧑‍🌾 You're in my digital garden - a tangled web of incomplete and rough thoughts.

There have been 11 changes to digital garden since it was first created (Dec 31, 2020).
Most recent changes*
*N.B. these change messages aren't always optimised for public readability
  • Link to publicising unfinished notes 1/4/21
  • Add two more principles 1/4/21
  • Add link to tweet expressing positivty on getting lost 1/4/21
  • Add wip reference to bidirectionality 1/4/21
  • Link to MA's brief history of DGs 1/2/21

Digital Gardens


that a digital garden is best understood through a philosophy rather than through artefacts or process.


, I think there are commonalities across :

  1. Dynamic, not static. A digital garden should evolve and grow over time: write, revisit, edit.
  2. Through the rabbit hole. Visitors should be able to get lost (and tweet about enjoying this as an experience!).
  3. Above all, personal. This is like Orwell's sixth rule of the English language: you should sooner break any of the earlier guidelines than do something which feels inauthentic to yourself.

This leads to things like:

has some really excellent resources and thought-pieces on digital gardening:

  1. The best place to start is her
  2. A follow-up list of resources for the interested is her