Feeding on the events of our time, Ben Ward has written an excellent timeless piece on the essence and the core of the web. I believe it is crucial to understand, and as far as the web is concerned, this article should help in doing just that.
The web might remain one step behind, yet it is always two steps ahead.
This is as much a look at the future of games as it is of the future of consumer culture. More of a psychology lesson than a tech talk.
Interesting, to say the least.