The internet in retrospective

Not sure if this fits in an existing topic or deserves its own. New York magazine has been running a series of interviews called the Internet Apologizes. Not all of them have the same scope or understanding, but for instance I thought this was interesting:


I liked the Jaron Lanier interview in particular. I’ve also read the Dan McComas one and found it interesting. The Richard Stallman one seemed to have a lot of big ideas but it lacked any sense of a path forward.

There’s an interesting review of Ready Player One that ties back into what Jaron Lanier was talking about, as well:


This is the most concise biography of the man I’ve ever read.