The Last Days of MySpace: While we’re picking on Meta, found this thread by Cory Doctorow interesting. I’m wary of his main point, that Facebook may follow the arc of MySpace (I think it’s just too big to have the precipitous fall barring some external changes - think antitrust). That said, there’s something interesting here about human relationships and how intrinsic limits in how we think about and process those relationships are product problems that no one has figured out at scale. It’s been on my mind a lot during this sabbatical - this notion of smaller, overlapping social networks that better model different ways we trust people. Hopefully more on that at some point in the near future.
Carbon Design System: IBM has an open source design system, which I ran across in my dev research because there’s a solid Svelte implementation. Looks interesting, gets spoken of positively in a few forums that I’m lurking in.