It seems hopelessly naive to acknowledge that back when it was young, and me too, we believed. It was going to bring democratization, not autocracy; decentralization, not FAANG; anonymity, not surveillance capitalism.
We all got swept up. It was like the home front in 1942.
My friend Adam got a MA in public administration from the JFK School at Harvard and became a sysadmin. His wife Mary got a MA in literature and became a website coordinator. I studied composing and went off to write CGI scripts.[from https://ift.tt/2lCkXA6]