Two Crises, Tech’s Costs, Looking Forward

Too much tech power has been an impending crisis for years; that doesn’t change just how costly the crisis was. Then again, centralization might yet win.

Internet 3.0 and the Beginning of (Tech) History

The actions taken by Big Tech have a resonance that goes beyond the context of domestic U.S. politics. Even if they were right, they will still push the world to Internet 3.0.

Five Lessons From Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle has a new special about his old show that includes fundamental lessons about how the Internet has changed the content business.

An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti

An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti about BuzzFeed’s business model, acquisition of the HuffPost, and how big tech companies can fix the news.

Playing on Hard Mode

Airbnb and DoorDash both created new markets where ones did not previously exist; they are startups played on “hard” mode.

Is the Internet Different?

A response to a critique of Aggregation Theory, and a defense of debate on an Internet devoid of gatekeepers.