Maybe if the tools we use were shaped more by the users and less by commercial interests we'd be better off.
In my life I've watched the limits of personal computing fall one by one. We've gone from computers too small to store a long text document, to computers so big you can store many lives' works and requiring a search engine to access the contents. And yet it doesn't feel like we're collectively getting any smarter.
and yet I participate
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko