Oh, Bit is very very (very) different from Git submodules :)
First, Bit was built to share and manage code between two different projects- so you can develop it from any of them, track and merge changes etc..
Second, Bit help you manage the shared code’s dependency tree
Remember Plato’s allegory of the cave? Instead of staring at the shadows on the wall, we’re all staring at Facebook, Instagram or binge-watching our favorite series. You’re asking us to put down the phone and look at the real world. Thank you, well done.
The most nefarious and frustrating part of this for me — a technology educator working with digitally divided folks — is that tech-savvy people can often reason their way out of some of this (they can click “skip ad” or they can find the small text “not now” instead of giving someone their phone number) and so some of it is literally preying on the…