Archived Blog Post: November 16, 2000

Shirky: An Open Letter to Jakob Nielsen - "You despair of any systemic fix for poor design and so want some sort of enforcement mechanism for these external standards. I believe that the Web is an adaptive system, and that what you deride as "Digital Darwinism" is what I would call a "Market for Quality". Most importantly, I believe that a market for quality is in fact the correct solution for creating steady improvements in the Web's usability."

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