“Distributed, but Connected”

That’s how a friend and teammate described this life many of us have been living — those of us who were primarily working from home before it was universal, anyway.

It’s different, but it works. And it has advantages (as well as disadvantages).

Many people are getting a taste of this now, and the cost of carbon is now impossible to unsee.

The new normal, then, is a choice — really a series of choices — about which tradeoffs and constraints we’re willing to embrace.

Networks’ primary purpose is not and need not be to deliver more entertainment and information faster to our pockets.

Now that we’re seeing what we can do with what we already know, what will we choose to do next?