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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Today's Web giants want us to believe that they and they alone are suited to take us to wherever we end up next. Having used Adversarial Interoperability as a ladder to attain their rarefied heights, they now use laws to kick the ladder away and prevent the next Microcomputer Center or Tim Berners-Lee from doing to them what the Web did to Gopher, and what Gopher did to mainframes.
  2. Jun 2018
    1. describing what it meant to be literate were unanticipated and liberating.

      My first "liberation," I think, was researching through gopher in dial-up. Wow-- I thought I was in heaven finding info from my small town without needing to find a big town library.