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    The amount of BS on the web seems to be increasing without bound: constant reflows, cookie permission requests, desperate Google sign-in popups, newsletter popups, “see more in the app,” and that’s saying nothing of how trashy many sites are in how much advertising is used. And all of that appears after it loads. Oof.

    All of these things combine to make me much less prone to simply wander the web, and that’s a good thing. It’s stretching but I suspect we’re close or at the point of peak Internet where it has more cultural influence than it will have in the future.

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      I’ve spent at least 60 seconds attempting to load this article, but alas. “The site cannot be reached.”