Daniel and I welcomed Brent Simmons on the Core Intuition podcast this week. Here’s Brent on writing and the web as a guarantee of free speech:
"The old web where I feel like more people saw the web as what I was talking about: as a unique and amazing invention in human history, a thing that can bring the 6 billion voices out into the open, to tell their stories and say what they're going to say. That this thing is really something special, and it shouldn't just be treated as a way for monetizing eyeballs and figuring out great new advances in interstitial ads. [...] We can't lose sight of the opportunity this is. And if the story really is that the web exploded in the mid 90s and became a wonderful thing, and then stopped being that wonderful thing a little more than 20 years later... Then I couldn't even bear that heartbreak."
Hope you all enjoy the episode. It was great to have Brent on the show.
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