“A funny thing happened to us on the way to the future.”

An eminently sensible article by John Naughton in The Observer setting out nine big ideas, or steps, towards a better understanding of the internet. 1 Take the long view 2 The web isn’t the net 3 Disruption is a feature, not a bug 4 Think ecology, not economics 5 Complexity is the new reality 6 The network is now the computer 7 The web is changing 8 Huxley and Orwell are the bookends of our future 9 Our intellectual property regime is no …

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