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R.I.P. John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow, one of the little-known (to the general public) giants on whose shoulders we're all standing today, passed away recently.

Depending on your age, you may or may not remember John's 1996 Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace. Utopian as it may have been, it shaped how people thought and felt (and think, and feel). It certainly affected me.

Good-bye, John; here's to you, and my thoughts are with your friends and your family.
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