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– November 15, 2011 Posted in: Retired Two months ago Mozilla launched a campaign called Webify Me. The campaign was rooted in the idea that although there is one Web that we use, we all have different interactions with it, which makes the Web both unique and personal for each individual. Webify Me is a site that builds a fun, visual manifestation of the user’s personal Web. Users answered a series of fun questions on how they use the Web.
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Jaron Lanier The defining idea of the coming era is actually the loss of an idea we never had to worry about losing before. It is the decay of belief in the specialness of being human.