Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle... →
“there’s this tiny token number of people who will get by from using YouTube or Kickstarter, and everybody else lives on hope”
A place that is ugly and childish is probably the best place in the world for most humans.
It’s astounding how people record these walkthroughs. It’s not that they rush through the game, it’s just that they are completely clueless, staring at random walls and floors, and missing all the interesting content. Even if they notice something entertaining, they just look at it for a second, tick off a mental checkbox and move on.