Console Cowboys In Cyberspace

In a blast of nostalgia I came across this old clip from the PBS show Ghostwriter:

In addition to this encapsulation of a part of my early childhood, there's some immediate takeaways:

I think after decades of internet culture it's much easier to be pessimistic about the future, but the things we talk about that made the beginning of the internet great are still there, just covered up by so much other noise. 'Curiosity' and 'Imagination' haven't gone away, we just need to be more active in bringing them to the forefront!


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