Dec 24, 2021 • 10M

Internet | Podcast

Internet runs on software that most of us don't even know exists. It is run by those who don't get paid to maintain that software. One day they may decide not to.

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Vivek Srinivasan
My podcast, just like my blog is about demystifying and simplifying complex things but pulling many threads together. If you are curious and love to learn about the world around you, you will love this podcast!
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This is the Learning by Proxy podcast for Edition 91. If you do not enjoy reading long-form, get the gist of it in about 10 minutes (or that was the hope). 

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The internet is at the end software. Software that most of us do not understand and do not care about. But if that software were to break, then we can be sent back to the Stone Age. We do not realise how much of our life and wealth is dependent on the internet. What would we be willing to pay the warriors who maintain this?

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