So: One lifelong fascination seems to be:
breaking down walls that prevent conversion from one file format to another.
More generalized, there’s no need for walls between any communication medium. Interchange between written text, spoken text, audio, music, images, video, tactile, database, mathematics, programming languages and programs, types of computer or living memory, and under explored areas such as taste and smell, sense of presence — all of which don’t need barriers inbetween them. They exist but they’re not insurmountable.
“Unfortunately, I don’t believe in weightless information”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIe8Op0Acn8 which in a single evening I turned into print, a spoken word video on Youtube with music to convey my mood, a book for sale on Amazon, etc on August 25, 2015 to prove a point to a friend.