Who would want to stop this. Lamarr Smith
The strength of word of mouth has gotten so much stronger, faster, further"
All the great ideas, all the great genius, all the talented people whose ideas could not spread because of some gatekeeper-- all of the things that we've missed out on that could have been with a connected, open internet.
Please, find your Gothams, alert your Batmen and women and
Attention Backbone of a form we've never seen before in mass media.
over three dozen experimental action sites
You are not a gadget
Partner architect at Microsoft, worked on pros
How not create a new cyber-plutocracy
Democracy requires openness, fluidity, freedom of speech. But they are not enough. it needs a strong middle class. In new world, if there isn't a bell curve distribution of clout"
What is middle class clout? Where does it come from, how might it be created?
With the rise of capitalism and the rise of markets, a certain information sy stem raised before the internet-- economic--
In fluid systems you see vortexes rise up and down--- up, see gilded age, down see race to bottom and sinking.
Struggle to not sink-- created an artificial pond that would create a little bit of constancy, reliability and clout for a middle class person-- tenure, taxi medallion, getting into a union, getting a traditional IRA and Mortgage copyright.
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