remixing (mini-📝 16/100)

I’ve been pretty obsessed with the idea of “remixing” lately. I had mentioned the term briefly in my last essay, but it deserves a lot more excavation to get at the essence of the idea. I’m not sure where I first encountered this idea. According to my Roam, the first mention of the word is from early December in reference to a hackathon idea to enable easier remixing of pieces of Coda. However, the word must have started to surface on Twitter some time before that. Over time, whether it has actually risen in usage or I’ve just noticed / interacted with the usage more, I’ve seen a steady increase in the popularization of this term, especially in reference to creative work.

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