Disclaimer: I work at Facebook — fulltime on React.js and Web Standards.
I follow a lot of Web people. I’ve been in that space for a long time, and so have they. They’ve been people I looked up to and learned from. However, every once in a while I see this tired old narrative repeated:
“The web platform is good enough. People are just not smart / educated enough to use it.”
This narrative tends to be repeated over and over by people that became Web experts in the early 2000s or even 90s. Many of them are now on…