“We despised the Dockers-wearing advertising-executive manqués who somehow scammed enough money to start up Web sites that gave license to appalling ideas, chief among them convergence….It seems that online content has fossilized. Online ventures doing exactly the wrong thing or the right thing the wrong way are no longer the norm…” —Has Online Content Jumped the Shark?NUblog) Commercial content has failed; weblogs have claimed the web. But now what?
“Playing IF is the first thing I remember doing on a computer actually, on my Commodore 64 (with cassette drive!). I suspect that I called it something other than ‘interactive fiction’ at the time, but I’m not sure what that was.” Steve Himmer —I was trying to familiarize myself with the current state of Interactive FictionOnePotMealzilla)