Link: The Spark File

Steven Johnson, author of _Where Good Ideas Come From_, keeps a [spark file][]. It’s a version of the [“one Big Text File”][] idea that circulated, as [one commenter][] put it earlier this year, in the “mid-naughties.” There are plenty of [one-file][] [approaches][], and [rejections[], and even variations like [one-directory][] approaches. The canonical entry is probably [Doctorow’s][].

[spark file]:
[“one Big Text File”]:

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