the days of usenet, irc, the web...even email (w PGP)...were amazing. centralizing discovery and identity into corporations really damaged the internet. I realize I'm partially to blame, and regret it.

Apr 2, 2022 · 5:53 PM UTC

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+1 to that - bring back Gopher and Archie too :) Nice reflection, it matters
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ah yes those too
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"I realize I'm partially to blame, and regret it." 👏 And now you have your chance redemption! Seize that moment @jack 🍻
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Buy Twitter with Elon and decentralize it 🤷‍♂️
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What could be the solution? Please, don't bitcoin me. It doesn't solve Twitter and Youtube.
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it ok jack without you there would be no twitter and without twitter I would be sad
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I wouldn't say you're to blame. Early technical choices put us all on the path to the current state of capture by centralized entities. The lack of self-owned identity is the original sin of the Web, and most other issues stem from the lack of a person-centered data control model
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I’m not smart enough to understand what U mean but I do know U created a great space for people like me to have a very meaningful voice. This space when used kindly allows people to call out corps and to 🤞🏼Nft their life. Where else can we do this without meta tracking? 🙏🏼 ThankU
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It created a space for people who do not deserve a "voice" to have a "voice" to a very small reciprocal audience. Creating echo chambers and amplifying their beliefs way beyond anything they deserve.
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