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*Trailer Voicerover Voice*: Imagine a world, where your applications were local-first. Where files and data sat on your local computer, not ever requiring network access.

Imagine....

The mid-to-late 90's?

Oh, god. There are kids growing up now that *DON'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE DISCONNECTED*.

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

@nathand this must be how our parents and grandparents felt. Adults now too young to know of major events and has to read about them in history books. Y2k, 9/11, cheap gasoline, the list goes on.

@nathand when a game having internet multiplayer was new and exciting not the default

@nathand And that's a good thing? I wish my son was aware that life can exist without the Internet. Any outage and... wail! 😊

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