Finally, the web — soon to become the cybersphere — will no longer resemble a chaotic cobweb. It’s already started to happen. Instead, billions of users will spin their own tales, which will merge seamlessly into an ongoing, endless narrative: the earth telling its own story.
David Gelernter, The End of the Web, Search, and Computer as We Know It
Time is the new space. We invented the web to happen to ourselves. The largest, most expensive human artifact ever built turns out to be the social web, where all roads lead back to us.
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