I was browsing through some of my old LinkedIn posts and came across a great picture I once shared. It’s called “The Shape of Academia”.
It shows the fragmentation or connections of academia and is constructed using co-citations. The closer the two fields, the bigger the overlap between them.
It's interesting to me because of 2 things.
I don’t consider myself a natural writer (if that even exists). But I consider I strengthened my writing compared to 3 years ago.
Go back, read my LinkedIn posts and see how awful some of them are (please don’t). I cringe when I think of some things I wrote.
But everyone starts somewhere, and quantity eventually produces quality. I got a lot better at writing because I wrote a lot. If I waited to write the perfect post, I’d probably never post anything online.
This is similar to a story about a ceramics class: