I really dig "low-tech" things. Part of it is the desire to understand something to its bits, and if it's too complicated, I can't understand it :) But there's an elegance and robustness to when things are simple.
Publishing things online makes them more alive and dynamic. Being able to link a post/thought means you, or anyone else on the internet, can refer to it and build on top of it.
I could have written this into one of the myriad of note-taking apps. But it would feel hidden and uninspired there. But here it is on the open web. Even if no one else ever reads it, it has the potential and hope to blossom into something greater.