Bless Blizzard and the Overwatch team for doing something that allows me to write “a teeny tiny digital murder rodent” in a Serious Piece I am writing right now.

Good morning. Hard at work in my favourite coffee shop.

The Web has become anti-human

Sir Tim Berners-Lee doesn’t mince his words:

“We demonstrated that the Web had failed instead of served humanity, as it was supposed to have done, and failed in many places,” he told me. The increasing centralization of the Web, he says, has “ended up producing—with no deliberate action of the people who designed the platform—a large-scale emergent phenomenon which is anti-human.”

Note to self: never try to analyse the physics of PAW Patrol.

(But where does the water for Marshall’s backpack water jets come from?)

Now my account is all fixed, I’m really enjoying micro.blog again. Thanks, @manton.