Excellent piece. I’ve thought about these things a lot and your piece articulates things I’ve struggled to.

A couple of questions sparked from this post:

1. Why exist online at all? Seems harder and harder to do, but is it worth it? Saw a study that showed that people who don’t use social media slept better. For many of us, knowledge workers especially, this is not an option. Software still has much of the world left to eat.

2. How to develop intentionality around *how* online we are, especially in the face of habit-forming algorithms? I predict the algos are only going to become more addictive, and the big players will continue to gobble up the remaining digital commons that exist.

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