The Alms Race: The escalating development of product features providing direct financial plumbing (and community) tools to users occurring across the legacy Web2 ecosystem.
The weeks are absolutely flying by. Nights here are already noticeably darker sooner in the evening than they were a month ago.
Earlier this week I had the misfortune of accidentally opening a link to a website in google chrome on my phone.
Thread’s, like every other social network will end up full of the same anti-culture sludge that Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter already are.
A webzine would compliment my podcast, my *actual zine*, my other podcast and other things I want to do around here.
The more time passes, the more weird and wacky what is going on, on social media begins to seem.
Have you ever met someone who’s like really into musical theatre and it’s the most important thing in the world to them? Twitter people are just like that too.
Here’s my hot take: If you only download, only consume the Internet and never upload. You’re doing it wrong.
In the twilight age of Web 2, Metaverse is as good a word as any for people who wish to re-imagine the future of the internet
You are leaving a place that has done immense damage to our society and culture. You and I both share in that complicity
After 4 years and nearly 200 podcast episodes, here’s 10 tips for creating online in 2022
The ultimate victory condition in the most popular online worlds right now is to be left alone.
‘Someone has brainworms’, is a recognition that an individual is behaving in a way not congruent with dominant cultural logics.
Complicity with the way things have gone since the optimism of the mid 2000’s is literally a full time job.
The Alms Race is the financial expansion of Web2 social platforms. Allowing users to earn directly from other users. Web 2.5 if you will.
The dream about running and not getting anywhere has escaped the night. We are living it.