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(Wired)   It's the end of the web as we know it. Do you feel fine?   (wired.com) divider line 10
    More: Interesting, David Gelernter, World Wide Web, National Endowment for the Arts  
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2013-02-01 09:16:38 AM
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The space-based web we currently have will gradually be replaced by a time-based worldstream. It's already happening, and it all began with the lifestream

Yes, but which of the four simultaneous days is this occurring in?
2013-02-01 12:54:53 PM
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i.imm.io
2013-02-01 09:11:03 AM
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www.greenchameleon.com
2013-02-01 06:12:14 PM
1 votes:
Yep.  4 simultaneous days same earth rotation. Practicing evil ONEness upon Earth Of Quadrants - ignoring cubic 4-day creation. Yep.
2013-02-01 12:30:28 PM
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i.imgur.com
2013-02-01 10:34:31 AM
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kab: So it's more or less a different view of how things work now?  OK.

The other change that is happening, and will continue to, is basically web 'unification', thanks mainly to social media.   That unification will continue its slow merge with the commerce side of things.  The final step there is to get all users onto the same browsing platform so it can then be limited (ie, enjoy your no-script plugins while you have them), because gosh-darn it, content should be seen the same way by everyone.

And the wild-west, anything goes net you might have grown up with will by and large be history.


It already is: behold, a website that greenlights the same links to the same sites day after day.
2013-02-01 10:13:41 AM
1 votes:
Just don't let Shinra near the lifestream...
2013-02-01 10:10:47 AM
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I have no idea if that article is a revolutionary insight into how the internet works or if the writer is legitimately mentally ill. The inclusion of a timecube-esque napkin drawing in an attempt to explain the concept certainly points towards the latter.
2013-02-01 09:42:10 AM
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Crikey.  That article was worse than Necromancer.
2013-02-01 09:15:51 AM
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So in the end it's LILO and the good stuff that SHOULD STAND THE TEST OF TIME gets shoved to the back of the DRAWER and ends up in an unreachable pile along with paper clips, a rubber band, two or three thumbtacks and the odd bit of porn hidden from the supervisor.

Project Gutenberg destroys time. It makes time irrelevant.

My latest pics of my boobs or Justin Bieber's thoughts on macaroni destroy Project Gutenberg. They make Project Gutenberg irrelevant.
 
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