This was originally published on Pessimists Archive.

With the rise of chronicling the inevitable chaos of the early days of a new permissionless computer network – it is worth remembering the early days of the Web. It was bubbly, it was manic – every savvy scammer piled in and then things came tumbling down. Amazon lost 90% of its market cap. It would have been easy to write the web off then.

We’ll be creating a clone of at cataloging the chaos.

Remember this?

How about his?

Remember when it all came to an end?