Why the web is often woeful (29 Dec 2004)
Too much of today's wired world is based on old computer science and technical compromises that are no longer necessary, as we can see in the core network protocols that underpin the web.
But if we cannot find a way to make revolutionary changes, to put our current practices to one side and rethink our relationship to our computers, then we will be stuck with systems that are simply incapable of doing the things we want them to.
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