26 Oct 2001 amk   » (Master)

deekayen: a popular Web site carries the seeds of its own destruction. Everyone wants to be Yahoo or EBay, but the problem is that bandwidth and hardware make that really expensive. I don't think the solution is to find ways of sustaining a few high-traffic centralized sites, because it doesn't seem to be currently possible to make this work. Instead we should have very many low-traffic sites. I just wrote a conceit about this, arguing that personal weblogs are more sustainable and, as a bonus, more interesting.

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