April 19, 2023

You want to work with a co-worker on a piece of software? If you’re in the same room, sitting at the same table, looking at screens side-by-side, any communication between those two computers is actually happening [by sending signals] across the ocean to some data center, to some other server and then coming back to you. One: that’s crazy. But two, it’s also very slow and expensive and it doesn’t have to be that way. — Offline Is Just Online With Extreme Latency