May 1, 2023•137 words
There is an interesting comment in this article about the resurgence of cassette tapes: using them to record jam sessions can mean that, suddenly, there is more urgency to the time you spend making music together.
What if the age of unlimited bandwidth and storage is coming to an end? It made sense to give us all these perks when web searches were cheap, and we were the product/content. Now that each new AI operation costs up to 100 times more energy than a web search, it will make sense to start limiting what humans get for free.
This means you may not always get more storage for your projects, and your audience may not always get unlimited bandwidth to download what you publish.
What would change for you? And how much of this would be good?