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The Web began dying in 2014, here's how - André Staltz

It looks like nothing changed since 2014, but GOOG and FB now have direct influence over 70%+ of internet traffic.
(…) GOOG’s goal is to gather as much rich data as possible, and build AI. Their mission is to have an AI provide timely and personalized information to us, not specifically to have websites provide information.
(…) The Web and the internet have represented freedom: efficient and unsupervised exchange of information between people of all nations. In the Trinet, we will have even more vivid exchange of information between people, but we will sacrifice freedom. Many of us will wake


The web we lost

Stell' Dir vor, Du wirst in 2008 verhaftet und kommst erst 6 Jahre später wieder mit 'dem Web' in Berührung.

People used to carefully read my posts and leave lots of relevant comments, and even many of those who strongly disagreed with me still came to read. Other blogs linked to mine to discuss what I was saying. I felt like a king. […]
The hyperlink was my currency six years ago. Stemming from the idea of the hypertext, the hyperlink provided a diversity and decentralisation that the real world lacked. The hyperlink represented the open, interconnected spirit of the