I've noticed that the more time I spend on the internet, the more I only read things that were written, like, two weeks ago at most. It feels almost impossible to *find* anything older than that, let alone read it.

How did the internet, a vast medium with almost unlimited storage capacity, become the place where people only read or watch things created in the extremely recent past?


@nolan It's the difference in how we consume media now I'd bet

There used to be a lot more serendipity in my blog reading: I'd get introduced to a new author and read the backlog of posts that they had. Even more interesting if they had changing opinions over time.

Now, even with my RSS feed, I find that new authors are pretty rare adds and most of my news comes from third party aggregators (HN, Social Media, etc)

It's Community vs Mass Marketing :/

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