the digitally ass-backwards age

By | August 27, 2020

We’re living in a digitally ass backwards age, where everything you do of commercial monetary value is retained, amazingly easy to recover and commercially mined at mind-boggling speed, but everything else — photos, an SMS, an email you sent to someone last week, the deed to your house — is lost in the muddle of that drive an inch or two from your finger tips.

were we ever free of walled gardens?

By | July 31, 2020

Reading through the documents released by the U.S. Judiciary Committee, I’m struck by how early we lost the war on walled gardens. I take a deeper dive and see where it all went wrong