I just heard a fantastic talk by Anil Dash, The Web We Lost. He makes a powerful argument about the past, present and future of the web. I was particularly struck by one specific idea, a specific “image” he describes:
The Wholesale Destruction of our Wedding Photos.
Dash describes the TV news scenario of the burnt-down home, and family who says to the reporter, “we got our photos, everything else is just ‘stuff’ and we can replace it.” Versus “success” in Silicon Valley which is defined, in a way, as destroying those photos. …
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