The Internet of 2060 7/21/15

By Chris Johnson

Maciej Ceglowski, creator of Pinboard, wrote a thought-provoking and entertaining presentation on the future of the web that you should definitely read. Here’s a taste:

So despite appearances, despite the feeling that things are accelerating and changing faster than ever, I want to make the shocking prediction that the Internet of 2060 is going to look recognizably the same as the Internet today.

Unless we screw it up.

And I want to convince you that this is the best possible news for you as designers, and for us as people.

Even the stuff about airplanes at the beginning is fascinating. I had no idea that the 747 was meant as a stop-gap product until Boeing could release their own Concorde-like supersonic jet.

Check out the entire piece here.