Tangled Web is a conversation about where we are now and where we're going with the web. I believe that the web will continue to evolve exponentially for decades to come. I believe that the future web will be more free, more open and more human than ever. On the Tangled Web podcast I talk about the tech transformations that could change everything. Join me for fresh insights into the future of the web every other week. The web has only just begun.
7 principles of the Open Web Mind
When I started work on my most ambitious project, the Open Web Mind, I established fundamental principles to guide my decisions about the project. Here they are: 7 principles of the Open Web Mind.
Tangled Web summer 2022
This is a quick message to let you know that I’m switching to an every-other-week schedule for Tangled Web over the summer.
The worst way to fix Facebook
Everyone agrees that we need to do something about Facebook, Google, Apple and Twitter. Given that the something-must-be-done mob is likely to win, here are three ways we could fix Facebook: the worst way, the not-quite-so-bad way and (let me dream a little) the best way.
Many small bets
When I quit my job to go all in on my own projects, I had to make a decision: focus on a single idea or pursue several ideas at the same time? Many small bets or one big bet?
Visualizing values in the Open Web Mind
There are a lot of numbers on the web. Table after table gives you column after column and row after row of numbers. If only there were a way to visualize all those values. Here's how the Open Web Mind might make sense of all the numbers on the web.
Everyone wants to fix Facebook
The defining characteristic of our times is this: everyone wants to tell everyone else what to do. Especially when it comes to Facebook. Twitter, too. And TikTok. But mostly Facebook. Everyone want to fix Facebook. Here's why I, for one, would rather leave Facebook alone.