🍴 Elm, forks, Tiger King πŸ…

🎡 The song for this post is Mambo Mucho Mambo, by Machito and his Afro-Cuban Orchestra. 🎡

Reading "Why I'm Leaving Elm," it's interesting that I read this line (on Elm forbidding you from writing part of a library in JavaScript):


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://morepablo.com/2020/04/elm-forks-tiger-king.html

That line about Elm centralizing control reminds of Galloway’s Protocol: Control after Decentralization. It’s a fascinating way to look at how power structures and technology overlap. It’s been a while since I read it but that book and From Counterculture to Cyberculture both really shaped the way I look at technology.