Everybody knows now, we built the wrong internet. Instead of a democratic, participatory playground we seem to have built something predatory and exploitive. The solution—bear with me—is more awkwardness, more friction—Bluetooth! (Listen, do not @ me about this. I know everything evil about the current internet could ultimately be reproduced in a more constrained environment,… Continue reading Bluetooth should be our model for the next internet. Seriously.
I learn that Photoshop is thirty. The small revelation that goes with this information is that I’ve been using Photoshop for thirty years. That’s more than half of my life so far. I began using it in my twenties, at the other end of the 1990s, under Margaret Thatcher, under George H.W. Bush, before the… Continue reading Competence can fuck off