The best articles on are from about
15 years ago. In hindsight, RSS was probably thrown away by influential
companies and technologists because it was too hard to monetize. The great thing
about RSS though is that the spec can be explained to a non–programmer in about
an hour — that’s probably why it’s hard to kill.
Meta Platform’s Metaverse (Internet ≈ Facebook in my country) might just succeed. Well.. not because they deliver on the “metaverse” (whatever that means) but because it sets up a hardware distribution chain for software/browsers (the only thing that actually matters).
The problem of global discoverability (in this case ) is partly technical and human. Habbo Hotel might just make a return :-)
Apparently we were supposed to be entering the era of
web4 right about now.
“Intelligent personal agents” does sound like a nice marketing jingle. Also.. I
just learned that