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This post will not age well. I can imagine the same tone of a post circa 1995: "Microsoft won. AOL won. Alta Vista won." It's true until it's not. I personally really dislike the dismissive and defeatist attitude. Enjoy it while it lasts I guess.



Alta vista was replaced with Google. AOL was replaced with Facebook. My point was that corporations won -- I think that'll still be true in 50 years. Sorry to burst your cyberpunk dreams of a crypto-revolution.


corporations won

yes, they won the current round of games. 50 years is a long-ass time dog. nobody can see that far into the future. i'm actually more motivated to continue on my present course because of this type of attitude. see, if the things you do and say piss people off, you are touching on something... important or sensitive. i'm triggering some shit, and i'm going to keep it up. please, tell me i'm wrong and foolish. tell me i already lost. that's the battle i'm looking for. i got nothing but time.

i'm not exactly anti-corporate either. i'm anti-"the current crop of megacorps" mostly because i see them as my competition. impossibly tough competition. i love hard problems tho. i'm a scientist at heart. i want the money, but only if i can get it by being obnoxiously clever.

...or something idk just not boring and broken no point in living if you aren't fighting




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