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‘My original vision for a universal Web was as an armchair aid to help people do things in the web of real life. It would be a mirror, reflecting reports or conversations or art and mapping social interactions. But more and more, the mirror model is wrong, because interaction is taking place primarily on the Web. People are using the Web to build things they have not built or written of drawn or communicated anywhere else. As the web becomes a primary space for much activity, we have to be careful that it allows for a just and fair society. The Web must allow equal access to those in different economic and political situations; those who have physical or cognitive disabilities; those of different cultures; and those who use different languages with different characters that read in different directions…’

Tim Berners-Lee (kind of invented the WorldWideWeb), Weaving the Web


The web is an information interarchy; deep local information basins interconnected by links based on common interest. Complex adaptive systems appear disordered unless you know a part well or stand back far enough.

From the mid-90s this personal site has grown like life. Hierarchical menus restrict development, so links go wherever they are needed and specific topics grow into mini-sites.