Bowling Alley Theory of the Internet
- Source: Yancy Strickler; Miscellaneous Notes/Literature Notes/The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet - Literature Notes
- Keywords: Cards/permanent notes
- #internet #social #people
- Relevant Notes:
- Not that related but: Cards/The Three Body Problem
- people go online just to meet each other. In the long term, the venues we congregate in are unimportant compared to the ==interactions themselves.==
the Bowling Alley Theory of the Internet: that people are online purely to meet each other, and in the long run the venues where we congregate are an unimportant background compared to the interactions themselves.