https://mastodon.social/@Downes/108289008980921734 by Downes 🍁Downes 🍁 (mastodon.social)
@fncll At a technical level, a lot of it makes a lot of sense. A simple example: content addressability. Elements of this are already in use - at the core of GitHub, in content distribution networks, etc. But individual browsers still locate content by address, instead of content. So we're always lo...

I’m not ignorant of the technology. But “until we get a naming system” is doing a lot of work here on the human side where using terms like this really matter (and to whom the hype is being directed as a sales pitch). There have been, and will be, scores of technical revolutions within each time given an epochal title.

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