This story is about a particular piece of reporting. One that may not seem very important on the surface. But it’s ultimately a story about the systems that balance our incentives and fence in our worst impulses — or, rather, what happens in the...
Balaji S. SrinivasanWe need a new positive-sum relationship between tech, media, and society at large. After COVID, Scott Alexander, last week’s fracas, and now the TikTok imbroglio it’s clear the status quo isn't working.
Here's a very thoughtful piece on the topic
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Balaji S. SrinivasanAn important concept is that it's really not about tech companies. Those are just one means to an end. If the goal is privacy, that might be a tech company (privacy.com), an open source project (Signal), a coin (Zcash), or a nonprofit (EFF). Vehicles for the values.
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Balaji S. Srinivasan@patio11 I'm very familiar with the problem too :) However, I think we are moving towards a world where you can do silo'd cryptographic attestations of specific pieces of identity, rather than giving the whole thing away.