when you think about it, the idea that software should scale is actually really weird. "sure this garden is nice, but how nice can it be if it doesn't grow to cover the entire surface of the earth?"

@aparrish dueling gardening philosophies: kudzu vs rosebush

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@phooky proposal to call twitter, fb, etc. "invasive social networks"

@aparrish love it!

would you then consider finger, Usenet, irc indigenous social networks?

@phooky haha I don't know if I'm ready to set up a whole for real taxonomy here, whoops

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I like the double-meaning: invasive in the sense of invasive surgery.

@dynamic @aparrish @phooky somehow too benign. Invasive species still very much real organisms rather than parasitic?

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