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Guardian called Tim Berners Lee the "founder of the internet". 🤦‍♂️

1. The internet isn't an establishment to be founded. One doesn't found the electricity grid for example.
2. Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web, not the internet. Lookup Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn who invented TCP/IP. Though that's more important, it doesn't qualify as inventing the entire internet either.

theguardian.com/technology/201

@njoseph  Everybody knows Al Gore invented the interwebs

@js290 Al Gore invented global warming and is causing all the hurricanes. 😂

@njoseph Al Gore has always been "well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed..." Herman Melville: "Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed." https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/19119

@njoseph when the ISPs stop letting thru any TCP ports other than 443 and 80, i.e. block everything other than HTTP[S], the Web will BE the internet. It's already the case that all the shitty apps communicate over HTTPS, and then we have DNS over HTTPS...

I wish we could somehow reverse this trend, turning HTTP back to only one of many protocols. But I have no idea how...

@Joseph Nuthalapati ✅ @Andrew

TBL is really just shilling for Intrupt - he needs to make sure his name is in the news and associated with cool tech stuff so he can raise Venture Capital.

Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, Solid is still based on a decade old mentality without any concept of real decentralization.  It's still tied intimately with DNS (can't get much more centralized).  While there are some cool things in the talking points, I have yet to see anything resembling a demo.  Basically, as far as I'm concerned, it's the web equivalent of AriseCoin, and TBL is taking the role of Jared.
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