I read with care “The web began dying in 2014, here’s how” article. You should too.
It gives an interesting glimpse of a possible future of the internet and the web.
It does try to outline how the web is going to be less relevant because of big players dominance.
Internet will continue to stay here as the technical backbone but the web will be less and less relevant.
The problem relies on the actual main players (GOOG, FB, AMZN). They are divvying up the web into different and separated key components: AI, social and e-commerce by means of their walled gardens.
The future envisioned by the author looks much more to a place owned by big companies without any chances to live independently with dignity and relevance as it can happen so far.
It’s a dystopian view of the online society.
To avoid this chance, we all have to do our little share.
The web is a place where everybody can live with and express his/her identity without asking for permission.
Go to pick up your personal domain name and start adding your personal contents. Now.
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