It all repeats. Unfortunately.

Twitter Plans to Go Beyond Its 140-Character Limit.

Congratulations, you’ve re-invented blogging.

Which itself is just a re-invention of the BBS. Which I was using in 1986.

Since tech is mostly run and built by the (clueless) young, much is forgotten. Instead of building on what came before, all is torn down, all lessons forgotten, and ever-more-rickety structures put in place that function more poorly but are “completely new!”